State of Data #89

 #analysis – Average person looks at their phone 150 times a day


#architecture – Open Data Handbook’ discusses the legal, social and technical aspects of open data                                                                  


#big_data – The Data Dividend’ (pdf; from a UK based think-tank) 


#Data_Science – ‘How many medals will Great Britain win in the 2012 Olympics

#DBMS – Application vs. Database Programming


#idea – ‘What Data Science should be doing

“I recently read this New York Times article about a company that figures out how to get the best deal when you rent a car.
The company is called AutoSlash and the idea is you book with them and they keep looking for good deals, coupons, or free
offers every day until you actually need the car.”

#learning – How NOT to draw bubble charts


#visualization – Nice ‘live’ visualization by Yahoo, of Yahoo’s News Delivery, and another one on Y! mail


About Nilendu Misra
I love to learn, create and coach. Things that I do well are - Communicating ideas - verbally or through words and diagrams; Problem Solving - Logical or Abstract; Very Large Scale Systems; think about 'Frighteningly Simple' approach first. Things that I intend to do better are - Establishing Stringent Process; Exchanging Tough Feedback; Keeping up with my reading or To-Do list to be able to completely relax.

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