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Emissions and energy usage from Ethereum network

It seems clear that Ethereum (and other cryptocurrencies) in its current state is bad for the environment, but it’s hard to say how bad it really is. Kyle McDonald estimated…

Analytics

FlowingData Shop is Open, Temporarily

I’m opening the print shop for a few days. Get your order in, and I’ll try my best to get it to you before Christmas. Source: Data

Analytics

✚ Visualization Tools and Resources, November 2021 Roundup

Welcome to issue #167 The Process, the newsletter for FlowingData members that looks closer at how the charts get made. I’m Nathan Yau, and we’re back from Thanksgiving. I hope…

Analytics

Power BI Streaming Dataflows November Update

We are excited to announce new capabilities for Streaming Dataflows in Power BI. Source: PowerBI

Analytics

Rapidly growing African cities

In a multi-faceted piece, The Washington Post described the rapidly growing cities in Africa that are projected to be the most populated cities in the world: In three projections by…

Analytics

Announcing Power BI APIs .NET SDK v4

We are thrilled to announce the release of Power BI APIs .NET SDK v4. The new SDK version provides clarity on the properties of Power BI artifacts returned by various…

machine-learning

A thinking and recording tool: Decision Records

The Advice Process works when supported by four elements. Andrew describes the first of these, Decision Records, which act as a tool for thinking about and recording the decision process….

machine-learning

Put most of your energy into building clean interfaces

While we have historically drawn up our project plans and costs around the boxes—the digital products we are introducing—the lines are the hidden and often primary driver of organizational tech…

Analytics

Radar trends to watch: December 2021

The last month had a few surprises. Three items about quantum computing—all of which appeared on the same day. You’d think they were coordinating with each other. And of course,…

Analytics

On-premises data gateway November 2021 update is now available

On-premises data gateway (standard and personal mode) release for November 2021 Source: PowerBI