old* but good essay on the essence of data science
* ‘old’ in internet terms
Michael ♥s the camera of his Nokia N8
Building A New Culture Of Teaching And Learning by Dr Tae, your Skateboarding Physics Professor
very very very [did I already say very?] interesting read: with respect to the outcome of the conducted experiments, as well as to the approach of using Mechanical Turk for A/B testing
Greenpeace’s ranking of electronic manufacturers. And Nokia remains on top!
Nokia stays in 1st place with the same score of 7.5. Overall, Nokia does best on the toxic chemicals criteria, followed by energy, and does least well on e-waste issues. Nokia scores very well on toxic chemical issues; all its new models have been free of PVC since the end of 2005, and all new models of mobile phones and accessories launched in 2010 are on track to be free of brominated compounds, chlorinated flame retardants and antimony trioxide, therefore achieving its goal to phase out these substances.
However, Nokia could do certainly better in getting this message across to the consumers.
All the sudden, Facebook is a place to have deep topical conversations, not just lowest-common-denominator bulk public conversations. That’s a dramatic shift.
Data Journalism - a documentary on how data is
entering conquering the world of journalism
Poor Journalists, after just having adapted to the Web 2.0 Information Revolution, they now have to get acquainted with Data Visualization. On the other hand, very exciting times for those who are capable of riding this next wave.
Stephen Elop, new CEO of Nokia, on what makes a product successful:
Formerly, Stephen was appointed as president of Microsoft’s business division (key words: Microsoft, Business), and before that CEO of Macromedia. There will be a press conference at 13:00 Finish Time, broadcasted live via WebCast at http://www.nokia.com/press/.