I’m so glad there are people like Jake Porway in the world. The founder and executive director of DataKind gives his quick pitch on “using data in the service of humanity.”
With many directions to go, this one is in the right category!
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Learn to visualize your data.
From beginner to advanced.
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Before you dive into the advanced stuff – like just about everything in your life – you have to learn the fundamentals before you know when you can break the rules.
I call myself a statistician, because, well, I’m a statistics graduate student. However, the most important things I’ve learned are less formal, but have proven extremely useful when working/playing with data.
These are my picks for the best of 2015. As usual, they could easily appear in a different order on a different day, and there are projects not on the list that were also excellent.
For various occupations, the difference between the person who makes the most and the one who makes the least can be significant.