Beautiful Data

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In this insightful book, you’ll learn from the best data practitioners in the field just how wide-ranging — and beautiful — working with data can be. Join 39 contributors as they explain how they developed simple and elegant solutions on projects ranging from the Mars lander to a Radiohead video.

With Beautiful Data, you will:

  • Explore the opportunities and challenges involved in working with the vast number of datasets made available by the Web
  • Learn how to visualize trends in urban crime, using maps and data mashups
  • Discover the challenges of designing a data processing system that works within the constraints of space travel
  • Learn how crowdsourcing and transparency have combined to advance the state of drug research
  • Understand how new data can automatically trigger alerts when it matches or overlaps pre-existing data
  • Learn about the massive infrastructure required to create, capture, and process DNA data

That’s only small sample of what you’ll find in Beautiful Data. For anyone who handles data, this is a truly fascinating book. Contributors include:

  • Nathan Yau
  • Jonathan Follett and Matt Holm
  • J.M. Hughes
  • Raghu Ramakrishnan, Brian Cooper, and Utkarsh Srivastava
  • Jeff Hammerbacher
  • Jason Dykes and Jo Wood
  • Jeff Jonas and Lisa Sokol
  • Jud Valeski
  • Alon Halevy and Jayant Madhavan
  • Aaron Koblin with Valdean Klump
  • Michal Migurski
  • Jeff Heer
  • Coco Krumme
  • Peter Norvig
  • Matt Wood and Ben Blackburne
  • Jean-Claude Bradley, Rajarshi Guha, Andrew Lang, Pierre Lindenbaum, Cameron Neylon, Antony Williams, and Egon Willighagen
  • Lukas Biewald and Brendan O’Connor
  • Hadley Wickham, Deborah Swayne, and David Poole
  • Andrew Gelman, Jonathan P. Kastellec, and Yair Ghitza
  • Toby Segaran
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    Beautiful Data


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    Author by : Toby Segaran
    Languange Used : en
    Release Date : 2009-07-14
    Publisher by : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

    In this insightful book, you'll learn from the best data practitioners in the field just how wide-ranging -- a

    Beautiful Data


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    Author by : Orit Halpern
    Languange Used : en
    Release Date : 2015-02-15
    Publisher by : Duke University Press

    Beautiful Data is both a history of big data and interactivity, and a sophisticated meditation on ideas about

    Information Is Beautiful


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    Author by : David McCandless
    Languange Used : en
    Release Date : 2012
    Publisher by : Collins Publishers

    A visual guide to the way the world really works Every day, every hour, every minute we are bombarded by infor

    Beautiful Data


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    Author by : Orit Halpern
    Languange Used : en
    Release Date : 2015-01-05
    Publisher by : Duke University Press Books

    Beautiful Data is both a history of big data and interactivity, and a sophisticated meditation on ideas about

    Beautiful Visualization


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    Author by : Julie Steele
    Languange Used : en
    Release Date : 2010-04-23
    Publisher by : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

    Visualization is the graphic presentation of data -- portrayals meant to reveal complex information at a glanc

    Dear Data


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    Author by : Giorgia Lupi
    Languange Used : en
    Release Date : 2016-09-13
    Publisher by : Chronicle Books

    Equal parts mail art, data visualization, and affectionate correspondence, Dear Data celebrates "the infinites

    The Visual Display Of Quantitative Information


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    Author by : Edward R. Tufte
    Languange Used : en
    Release Date : 2001
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