Readers: This was completed in the years 2014-2015 by the Pew Research Center. I would be very curious how much this has changed since the 2016 elections and in what direction the public views are no leaning. Food for thought. Michael Source: –, Wide Mix of Factors Influencing Public Views on 22 Science-Related Issues, Pew Research […]

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 […]

Well, I did not get to blog about the various architectures and other interesting  topics about New York City this week, but plan to visit these topics on my next visit here. I was thumbing through Twitter and came across this Data Science Central blog by Michael Walker about The Professionalization of Data Science. I […]

Note: I received this blog posting in an e-mail. I generally and in principle agree with Arpit in his assessment of MicroStrategy. I thought I would share his thoughts and, if time permits, offer my thoughts in a future blog. Best Regards, Michael MicroStrategy “Data Science to Business Value” by Arpit Agrawal (blogged on IT […]

As we welcome another fresh week, it’s time to take a journey into the past of information design, with our regular selection of vintage maps, charts and graphs. [SOURCE] This will be a new series I will blog a few times a month about.

I have now finished reading Steven B. Johnson’s riveting book, The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic–and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World. This has been a labor of love for me since I have known the story (or at least some of it), about the 1854 cholera epidemic in London, […]