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Election 2016: A Rich Opportunity for Data-Centric Storytelling

Get ready to consume some data. If you're following the election today, you're likely to be immersed in it. Thanks to a new generation of interactive data visualization tools, news junkies have powerful new ways to inges Read more…

Big Data’s Small Lie – The Limitation of Sampling and Approximation in Big Data Analysis

Volume is the most prominent of big data’s “3 Vs.” Yet, the “big” in big data analysis is often a misnomer. Most big data analysis doesn’t look at a complete, large dataset. Instead, it looks at a subsample a Read more…