Tag: agile

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Commonness of Divorce in America

I wondered how common it is for someone to get a divorce. While I’ve touched on the topic before, I’ve never calculated it directly, so I gave it a go….

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Time splits from a visualization freelancer

Eli Holder shows how he split his freelance time across various projects and categories. With visualization work, a lot of your time is spent doing non-visualization things: As expected, at…

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Cancer and statistics

{“@context”:”;} Hannah Fry works with statistics and risk, but her perspective changed when she was diagnosed with cancer. Fry documented the experience and it’s available on BBC: Hannah Fry, a…

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Calculating the new cost of your summer road trip

With gas prices a lot higher than usual, Júlia Ledur, Leslie Shapiro, and N. Kirkpatrick, for The Washington Post, provide a calculator to see how much more your road trip…

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✚ Three Questions to Visualize Data Effectively

Welcome to issue #191 of The Process, the newsletter for FlowingData members that looks closer at how the charts get made. I’m Nathan Yau, and this week I’m thinking about…

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Examination of songs after virality on TikTok

{“@context”:”;} Vox, in collaboration with The Pudding, looked at what happens when a song goes viral on TikTok. It heads down the TikTok-to-Spotify pipeline, which signals money to be made…

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Enhanced refresh with the Power BI REST API is now generally available

General availability announcement for Enhanced Refresh with the Power BI REST API. Perform fine-grain refresh operations for improved scalability. Source: PowerBI

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Catching students cheating with R

Matthew Crump, a psychology professor who discovered high volume cheating in his class via WeChat, outlines the saga in five parts. Bonus points for use of R to analyze the…

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Radar Trends to Watch: June 2022

The explosion of large models continues. Several developments are especially noteworthy. DeepMind’s Gato model is unique in that it’s a single model that’s trained for over 600 different tasks; whether or…

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Cost of breastfeeding, seen in self-tracked data

There are baby formula shortages in the United States. A criticism from some who don’t know what they’re talking about are for parents to “just” breastfeed. Alyssa Rosenberg for Washington…