Readers: Last week was an exciting time for Tableau and Alteryx users. In Las Vegas here in the States, Alteryx was having their Inspire 2017 Conference. On the other side of the pond, Tableau was having their Tableau Conference on Tour in London. Sadly, I was not at either of them. However, I followed both […]

Readers: The 5th annual Tapestry Conference was held on March 1st, 2017. Over 100 invitees from journalism, academia, government and both the non-profit and for-profit private sectors gathered at the Casa Monica resort in St. Augustine, Florida to discuss the emerging discipline of data storytelling. Click on the Tapestry logo, to the right, to be […]

  Tapestry 2015 Keynote – Hannah Fairfield: “Reveal”   [Click on image below to watch video] Tapestry 2015 Keynote – Kim Rees: “The Data Documentary” [Click on image below to watch video] Tapestry 2015 Keynote – Michael Austin: “Useful Fictions”   [Click on image below to watch video]

Readers: More great information from the Tapestry Conference. Enjoy! Michael The Graduate Athens – From Hotel Directory Chad Skelton – Income Calculator (White Male vs Black Women) – Inequality in Earning Income for the Same Job     More Catherine Madden (#catmule) Sketches RJ Andrews, Info We Trust, Creative Routines “We all have the same […]

Readers: Had a great conference and want to share various odds and ends from the last two days. Hope to post more in a day or two. Enjoy! Michael The Graduate Athens – Funky, Eclectic. Breakfast – Shrimp and Grits The Athens, GA Double Barrelled Cannon. Failed miserably. Ellie Fields: Trying and failing is O.K. […]

Data, Patternicity, and Biases Last Wednesday, Alberto Cairo gave a keynote presentation at the Tapestry conference. The day after (Thursday), he spoke at the Investigative Reporters and Editors meeting (CAR2014.) In both talks Alberto discussed some topics that are concerning him. Mr. Cairo is considered by many (including me) to be one of the industry’s leading experts […]

Source: Chris Kanaracus, IDG News Service, PCWorld, Business & Finance Software Paul Zolfaghari President, MicroStrategy While some vendor conferences can end up mired in technical minutiae, MicroStrategy believes it’s better to show, not tell customers how its BI (business intelligence) software works, according to its president, Paul Zolfaghari. ”More than 50 MicroStrategy customers will deliver […]