Tag: datafam

  • Happy Valentine’s Day! Using AI to Generate Candy Heart Messages

    Happy Valentine’s Day! Using AI to Generate Candy Heart Messages

    Source: Janelle Shane, Okay GPT-3: Candy Hearts, AI Weirdness, February 2, 2021, https://janellecshane.substack.com/p/okay-gpt-3-candy-hearts. Janelle Shane, on her blog, AI Weirdness, posted recently that she was continuing her Valentine’s Day tradition of getting huge neural nets to generate candy heart messages! The latest contender is GPT-3, which is ridiculously overpowered for the task of generating insipid two-word love messages. […]

  • Animal Meat that Can Carry the Coronavirus

    Animal Meat that Can Carry the Coronavirus

    Readers, One of my favorite sources for infographics is The South China Morning Post. They have created a wonderful infographic that explains Covid-19 in great visual detail. Here is the link. I thought I would post about one aspect of this story: the animal meats where the virus may have originated. The outbreak has been […]

  • Public Health Infographic: Coronavirsus Timeline

    Public Health Infographic: Coronavirsus Timeline

    Coronavirus timeline A timeline of COVID-19 onset after first symptoms appear. Read the full article, Clinical features of patients infected with 2019 novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China. Source: The Lancet, COVID-19 infographics, February 2020, https://www.thelancet.com/infographics/coronavirus.

  • Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Maria Brock

    Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Maria Brock

    Maria Brock Bio My name is Maria Brock, I was born in Michigan but consider myself a Virginia native as I’ve spent most of my life near the Washington D.C. area. I’m a senior at George Mason University studying to get my Bachelor of Science in Economics and minoring in Data Analytics. I’m a Tableau […]

  • Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Takafumi Shukuya

    Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Takafumi Shukuya

    Takafumi Shukuya Bio After graduating University from the Faculty of Commerce, I started my career as a network system engineer at a communication company in Japan. My job was to define requirements, design, build, and maintain my customer’s network system, and I had NEVER heard of “Tableau” at the time. In September 2018, I was […]

  • Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Allen Hillery

    Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Allen Hillery

    Allen Hillery Bio My name is Allen Hillery and I’m an adjunct associate at Columbia University at the School of Professional Studies’ Applied Analytics Program where I teach Storytelling with Data. I’m a freelance writer as well as writer at Nightingale a Medium Publication of the Data Visualization Society. I have a Bachelor’s of Engineering […]

  • Valentine’s Day Fun Facts (U.S. Census Bureau)

    Valentine’s Day Fun Facts (U.S. Census Bureau)

  • Sports DataViz: Infographics Related to the Tragic Death of Kobe Bryant

    Sports DataViz: Infographics Related to the Tragic Death of Kobe Bryant

    Readers: Sometimes in life, God throws us a curve ball. As we go through our day-to-day lives, we often forget about the special people around us in our circle of family and friends. We also sometimes take for granted our heroes in life. Kobe Bryant was one of the greatest basketball players of all time. […]

  • Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Jeff Plattner

    Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Jeff Plattner

    Jeff Plattner Bio Jeff is currently a Data and Analytics Consultant with Daugherty Business Solutions, in Minneapolis, MN. In this role, he leverages his passion for data visualization to help his clients better see and understand their data. In his two years with Daugherty, Jeff has developed and helped deploy Tableau dashboards for several clients, […]

  • Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Michelle Frayman

    Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Michelle Frayman

    Michelle Frayman Bio My journey to data visualization began early but was not direct. I started college as a Mechanical Engineer and finished as an English major. Crazy change right? I have always loved to read and I had joined our daily newspaper first as a Layout Editor and then Production Manager. All my friends […]