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Data scientists as the new Mad Men

Ken Auletta for The New Yorker looks at math men replacing the Mad

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What data visualization is for

Eric Rodenbeck from Stamen Design discusses visualization the medium over visualization the toolTags: medium

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If We All Left to ‘Go Back Where We Came From‘

Imagine that those with immigrants in their family tree left the country. Almost everyone, basically.Tags: immigration, race

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Nigel Holmes new illustrated book on Crazy Competitions

Nigel Holmes, the graphic designer known for his playful illustrated graphics, has aTags: book, illustration, Nigel Holmes

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Challenges ahead for the Census count

The 2020 Census is coming up quick, but there‘s still a lot upTags: census, counting, Vox

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Subway delays visually explained

Adam Pearce for The New York Times describes the sad state of affairsTags: New York Times, simulation, subway

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Comparison of terms and conditions lengths

Most of us don‘t read the terms and conditions before we click onTags: paper, physical, social, terms and conditions

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Every document copy stored on used digital photocopiers

CBS News picked up four used photocopiers and looked at the hard drives.Tags: photocopier, privacy

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Data is, sometimes

Financial Times recently updated their style guide: data the rule for alwaysTags: plural, singular, words

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What‘s in a food truck

Food trucks are the real deal these days. The best ones serve aTags: food truck, illustration, Washington Post

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A visualization game to understand education and school segregation

Educate Your Child by Gabrielle LaMarr LeMee uses census data and the schoolTags: game, race

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Making useless things

Simone Giertz, bringer of joy and self-described expert in shitty robots, makes machinesTags: exploration, fun, lunch talk, Simone Giertz, TED

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