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Lessons learned from teaching an 11-week data science course

I came across this blog post by Kevin Markham where he describes his experiences and thoughts about having taught the 11-week data science course with General Assembly. 372 more words

Random Thoughts

Interactive photos, new buildings and the London skyline.

The Guardian has put together this interesting interactive photo series to illustrate the  effect of the ever-changing London skyline and how new construction of larger and taller buildings will change it. 81 more words


Satellite imagery viewer in Python

Task: read a GeoTiff satellite image, place it on a map, make the plot interactive

Tools: Python 2.7.6, matplotlib 1.3.1, Basemap, osgeo.gdal


My current work involves analysing meteorological data for a particular polar low, observed over the Norwegian Sea during the  2,416 more words

Embodying Data Workshop

Last week I was in Edinburgh to run my co-discovery Embodying Data Workshop with 24 of Chris Speed‘s Design Informatics Masters students at the Art College. 726 more words

Sharing Stories

TTDATAVIS how to series: How to capture and structure data from websites using Import.io

As part of the On Think Tanks Data Visualisation Competition (TTDATAVIS), we have been producing a series of how to posts and videos spanning data capture, data cleaning and data visualisation. 292 more words

Resources And Links

"Official data, new light" - introducing Visual.ONS

Today, 15th January, sees the public beta launch of Visual.ONS, our new companion to the ONS Alpha website.

Why two sites? A large part of the answer lies in the great work our colleagues in Digital Publishing have been doing looking at  745 more words