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Data Smellification — Smelling Data Saved My Life

Last updated: 12/03/2020

We usually associate our sense of vision to how we interpret data, but we can consume data with other senses, too A few weeks after moving into a new, old house and working...

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Transform your data for better insights

Last updated: 11/26/2020

Welcome to this first issue to The Visual in the Noise. I’m blown away by the signups; thank you so so much. The underlying key idea for the main article today is transforming...

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Uniting humans, robots via mixed reality with cloud-based localization

Last updated: 11/19/2020

You are here. We see some representation of this every day—a red pin, a pulsating blue dot, a small graphic of an airplane. Without a point of reference on which to anchor it,...

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So you want to study technology, democracy, and social change?

Last updated: 11/14/2020

So you want to study technology, democracy, and social change? A guide to interdisciplinary PhD programs Oct 13, 2019·7 min read Maybe your community has been affected by...

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Data Visualisation and the Modern Imagination

Last updated: 11/14/2020

Data visualisations are a language we are accustomed to, a form of communication, which tell us a story: art with a function, as Alberto Cairo stated, “a plural technology (a...

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Why create an unnecessary data visualisation?

Last updated: 11/11/2020

This post is inspired by this recent publication (note – I started and procrastinated on the post weeks ago, so I’ll edit this to “fairly recent”) publication from Andy Kirk....

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To be seen we must be measured: data visualisation and inequality

Last updated: 11/01/2020

How data, bodies and experience entwine – and how we might make a world where instead of predicting our individual risk we understand the complexities of living together, in...

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Powers of Ten and the Power of Wonder in Data Visualisation

Last updated: 10/22/2020

It isn’t easy to understand just how big some of the really big numbers are. But there are works of data art and data visualisation that try to put big numbers into perspective...

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How to Start a Career in AI and Machine Learning?

Last updated: 10/21/2020

Artificial Intelligence (AI) made headlines recently when people started reporting that Alexa was laughing unexpectedly. Those news reports led to the usual jokes about...

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Machine learning, artificial neural networks and social research

Last updated: 10/21/2020

Machine learning, artificial neural networks and social research Metrics details Abstract Machine learning (ML), and particularly algorithms based on artificial neural networks...

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