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How to Call B.S. on Big Data: A Practical Guide - The New Yorker
Michelle Nijhuis reports on a course at the University of Washington, in Seattle, that teaches students to approach data-backed claims with skepticism.
data 
june 2017 by ignatz
adventures in garbage millennial confirmation bias – scatterplot
you can't tell a lot about millennials from talking to 66 men
data  failure  millennials 
april 2017 by ignatz
TV NEWS : Search Captions. Borrow Broadcasts : TV Archive : Internet Archive
Welcome to TV NEWS Archive! This research library service enables you to: Search more than 1,309,000 U.S. broadcasts using closed captioning; Borrow broadcasts on DVDs; View and Cite short streamed clips; Compare and Contrast perspectives across networks, stations and time; and Place video quotes within your commentary. Dive in and Share your insights!
archive  tv  history  captioning  data 
january 2017 by ignatz
Waffle House Index - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Waffle House Index is an informal metric used by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to determine the impact of a storm and the likely scale of assistance required for disaster recovery. The measure is based on the reputation of the Waffle House restaurant chain for staying open during extreme weather and for reopening quickly
disaster  statistics  usa  government  waffles  data 
october 2016 by ignatz
molasses
fingerprinting 120K music files to find a missing track
audio  fingerprinting  music  data 
october 2016 by ignatz
Cat Database
The CAT dataset includes 10,000 cat images. For each image, we annotate the head of cat with nine points, two for eyes, one for mouth, and six for ears.
visualization  photos  data  cats 
june 2012 by ignatz
Supremes Mull Whether Bad Databases Make for Illegal Searches | Threat Level from Wired.com
If a false entry in a database leads to a unconstitutional police search that reveals illegal drugs, does the government get to hold it against you?
usa  privacy  27bstroke6  data  tuttle  buttle  failure  cops  civilrights  oppression 
october 2008 by ignatz
AOL Proudly Releases Massive Amounts of User Search Data
here, have 500K user searches before someone realizes this was a mistake
aol  news  privacy  data  oops 
august 2006 by ignatz
Dabble DB
Replace all those things that aren't spreadsheets and shouldn't be.
database  online  dev  web  data  webapps 
january 2006 by ignatz
Datasqueeze Software
software that analyzes data from 2D diffraction studies
physics  graphics  software  tools  family  shareware  xray  diffraction  data 
november 2005 by ignatz

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