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My article with advice on Data Vis Consulting, with input from many friends. http://blogger.ghostweather.com/2013/11/data-vis-consulting-advice-for-newbies.html
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I did some recreational data analysis on some Guardian data in this blog post (rec'd if you like SciFi&Fantasy like me): http://blogger.ghostweather.com/2012/08/uk-bestsellers-remash-by-genre-and.html
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I never post anymore - but hey. Here's some archaeology.
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The astoundingly beautiful illuminated Liber Floridus (c1100), bestiary & encyclopedia, can be browsed online: http://www.liberfloridus.be/index_eng.html
#Illuminated (via BibiOdyssey)
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My Kindle Fire review... Thumbs up for PDF, some issues with video and especially the touch screen behaviors.
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MoboPlayer seems to have 16:9 and 4:3 stretch/squish modes now. Yay, I don't have to resize 720x480 NTSC.... Still lotta devices finicky about container if you want HW decode of H.264, and it's definitely one of those "format X is superior at everything, but the PS3 refuses to play MP3 or surround audio unless you lie to it and you still have to remux and arrrrrrgh" situations.

In the case of the PS3 it seemed like they were just being jerks. (You can't play a damn MP3 stream unless it's associated with a divx video?) On Android my guess is it's the SoC vendor who builds binary blob drivers in order to meet platform acceptance tests--Google just needs a better test suite, or sub-branding a logo for "Android PLUS Video That Doesn't Suck".
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I've started a list for people to share data-vis jobs: https://groups.google.com/group/data-vis-jobs/  Please help spread the news!
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My long-ish take on the #Eyeo conference, which made me think pretty hard this year. My liver is still recovering, too.

http://blogger.ghostweather.com/2012/06/eyeo-2012-processing-my-data-vis-ptsd.html
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Truly fascinating.
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This talk by Dr. Vincent Li at #TDC11 was astounding - can anti-angiogenic foods fight cancer?

Research says yes.
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An infovis project from Sunlight Foundation - search for words and context in Congressional Records, plot by party, by state, comparisons... Nice!

http://capitolwords.org/term/psychic/?search=1
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Microsoft's Academic Search added a bunch of visualization features and became ridiculously fun... If you do co-author paths, they automatically anchor one end to Paul Erdos :-) So I tried a bunch of friends... Here is +Loren Terveen who is apparently blocked by +Fernando Pereira and other shady types I know ( hey +David McDonald ). There are also co-author and citation graphs...
http://academic.research.microsoft.com/VisualExplorer#175128&1112639
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Aw, I'm disappointed. It did guess some others when I entered substrings, like Jeff Heer == Jeffrey Heer. Shrug.
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I'm @arnicas on twitter (private to reduce spam), and I do consulting for data analysis, data visualization, and UX related to data presentation/interaction.
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    Linguistics (phd)
  • University of Cambridge
    Computer Speech and Language Processing (mphil)
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Merrill is great - I've been going for several years now, very regularly. She's flexible in her scheduling, and does great deep tissue work! You won't regret it.
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