Monthly Archives: February 2014

Ways to Grow A Silent Majority

Bless her, Chantal Hebert has seen it all. When she sighs and gestures in response to Mansbridge’s questions on CBC’s political panel, her weariness is felt across the country. Her newspaper columns convey the same sense of fatigue. What seems to exhaust her is the obligation to say, day after day, what she sees going…
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Big Data, Small Tool

I’m as susceptible as anyone to the allure of big data.  We all want to know how things work, and data visualization gives us a sense of knowing, without all the work of actually learning. As consultants, we spend a lot of time extracting useful insights from data.  The data is often inconsistent or incomplete,…
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