Tag Archives: data visualization

Reconnaissance Should Happen Long Before Body Count

Screenshot of PDC’s interactive map services For anyone who has listened to me bloviate about baseline Covid-19 data gathering, and the need to employ cell phones in the effort, it appears to be happening at last:  https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/apple-google-smartphone-covid-19-1.5529407 Thank Jonathan Yen for bringing it to my attention.  You’ll all enjoy my silence on the matter now. The…
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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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