Category Archives: Information Visualization

Local Warming

Yeah, so, Global Warming, erm, I mean, Climate Change, I mean, WGAF….the world is getting warmer and extreme weather events are becoming more common. Anyhow… I decided to see if there was measurable local warming present; this blog post is … Continue reading

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Data Science Ontology

ICYMI: Sean McClure has started a Data Science Ontology, with click-throughs to the applicable Wiki page. It’s a work-in-progress (and with any luck, always will be) and very cool. Have a looksee!

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Upgrading LaTeX on Fedora 16

The recent crossgrade of Fedora 16 onto my middlin’ HP 625 laptop has been a story of nearly unmitigated joy. I’ve been using Red Hat and Fedora with differing degrees of seriousness for about 12 years now–My first Linux was Red … Continue reading

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Sound Information

The Economist writes about Dr. Feaster, an audio archaeologist of sorts, who has rendered into audio form one of the earliest recordings ever made. These recordings are of phonautograph by Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville, which involved a pen’s movement along … Continue reading

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U.S. Federal Funding for Scientific Research

In case you missed it: In a fine example of Information Visualization, the good people at Scientific American put together a graphic showing the breakdown of U.S. Federal Funding for Scientific Research based on department in the January 2011 issue. … Continue reading

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