Monday, July 19, 2010

Dataspora Blog

Big Data, open source analytics, and data visualization:

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

IPad and Kindle reading speeds

According to a study by Jakob Nielsen, reading on the iPad and Kindle results in lower reading speeds compared to speeds achieved when reading a printed book:

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Nutritional supplements, ranked

From Revolutions:

Predictions by competitors

Predictions are crucial to most organizations. Banks predict which loan applicants are likely to default, hotels forecast seasonal demand to set room rates and Treasuries forecast tax revenues to frame budgets. Kaggle facilitates better predictions by providing a platform for forecasting and data mining competitions. The platform allows organizations to post their data and have it scrutinized by the world's best statisticians. Here's How it Works.

Friday, April 23, 2010

Cluster Analysis of What the World Eats

From Revolutions:
Clustering the world'd diets

Cell phone health study to follow 250,000-plus users

From: CNET:
A new, decades-long study launches Thursday to investigate possible links between cell phone use and a series of health problems, including cancer and Alzheimer's. more here.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

News about R

Here we can found a few links about news of R:

Companies to watch: Business Intelligence
Intelligent Enterprise names 'The Dozen' most influential vendors for the intelligent enterprise and 36 'Companies to Watch' in 2010

R will succeed

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Brain games don't make you smarter ?

Everything you need to know about the UK experiment, from how it was designed to a full breakdown of the results. Includes details of the ongoing study into trainers aged 60 and over:
As you can see, there are also the games for playing. Interesting!

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Open Source is Opening Data to Predictive Analytics

The R Project: despite there being over 2 million users of this open-source language for statistical data analysis, you might not have heard of it ... yet. You might have seen this feature in the New York Times last year, and you might have heard how REvolution Computing is enhancing and supporting R for commercial use....
Continue: Link

Friday, April 16, 2010

En Silicio

Hace muchos meses que olvidé este sitio. Aparecen cosas interesantes y es recomendable visitarlo.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

​Data visualizations for a changing world

The Google Public Data Explorer makes large datasets easy to explore, visualize and communicate. As the charts and maps animate over time, the changes in the world become easier to understand. You don't have to be a data expert to navigate between different views, make your own comparisons, and share your finding:

Thursday, March 4, 2010

The site of datasets

An interesting site where you can find world's data:

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Predictably Irrational

An interesting site:
Predictably Irrational

PhD Comics

The Chart Wars

From Target Point:

TargetPoint's VP and Director of Research, Alex Lundry, was recently a featured speaker at DC Ignite, an evening of short presentations in which participants are limited to 5 minutes and precisely 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds.

The title of his talk is Chart Wars: The Political Power of Data Visualization, and you can view it here Chart Wars