Category: Analytics

Analytics

Four short links: 20 May 2020

The Paradox of Source Code Secrecy — In a world of privatized decisionmaking, the largely consistent move towards closed code in software sectors, has a number of deleterious results for…

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Drawing the coronavirus

What does the coronavirus look like? Rebekah Frumkin for The Paris Review highlights various illustrations and renderings, focusing on why each looks the way it does: The disease that has…

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Rivers know this

“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” Tags: patience Source: Data

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Florida data manager fired over transparency of Covid-19 data

Rebekah Jones, GIS manager for the Florida Department of Health, was fired a couple of weeks ago, apparently for making the state’s Covid-19 data more accessible and transparent. Florida Today…

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Cloud Adoption in 2020

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Announcing Refresh Summary for Premium Capacity Admins

Refresh Summaries Announcement Source: PowerBI

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Four short links: 19 May 2020

This Service Helps Malware Authors Fix Flaws in their Code (Krebs on Security) — Of course the Bad Guys(tm) are going to want security audits. Of course! “We can examine…

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Machine learning to make a dictionary of words that do not exist

Thomas Dimson trained a model to generate words that don’t exist in real life and definitions for said imaginary words. If you didn’t tell me the words were machine-generated, I’d…

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Power BI Desktop May 2020 Feature Summary

We have lots of great updates this release! We’re super excited to announce this month that both the decomposition tree and drill through button actions are now generally available. On…

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let's ask… Ben Jones!

When we communicate with data, we need to reach our audience at a level that works for them. The challenge is that our audiences have a wide range of literacy…