From the Twitter hashtag #dataviz, I saw this in my Twitter feed yesterday.
An interesting example where correlation does not really equate to causation. Or does it? In either case the world is a better place.
Readers: This was something I saw in kdnuggets.com. It is from Dr. Michael L. Brodie (CSAIL, MIT) and was originally published in June 2014. Dr. Brodie discusses the first law of data science, the role of data curation in Big Data analysis, and Thomas Piketty economic theories. This excerpt is from the forthcoming article by… Continue Reading
Retreat! Since Minard’s map is in French, I have provided an English language version for us to use as we discuss the flow of Napoleon’s retreat in detail.  Retreat from Moscow, October 18, 1812  After Napoleon’s victory at Borodino led to the French capture of Moscow, Prince Mikhail Kutuzov’s Russian army retreated to Tarutino, south and slightly… Continue Reading