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Teaching Tech Together JavaScript for Data Science

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Pie Charts!

Basie (our Django-based rewrite of DrProject) is making progress: we now have pie charts!
October 06, 2009

Comments on Course Reorganization

I'm grateful to Lorin Hochstein for sending detailed feedback on my proposal to reorganize the course. His comments are below, with my replies and his count...
October 06, 2009

Asking Yourself Hard Questions

Another great post from OkCupid analyzing the effect of race on response rates at their online dating site. The most impressive thing (to me) is that they’re...
October 06, 2009

A Solution to My Diagrammaphobia?

I hate drawing diagrams. The worst part of the two and a half years I spent working on my first book were the eight days I spent drawing the diagrams with p...
October 06, 2009

Government 2.0 Project Selection

It’s taken a little longer than planned, but what doesn’t? Here are the projects the students in our Government 2.0 consulting course have chosen to work on ...
October 06, 2009