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Reminder: These days I tweet as @bigdata http://twitter.com/bigdata
FYI: These days I tweet mostly as @bigdata http://twitter.com/bigdata
On Elite Schools, and Soft vs. Hard Skills: too much GOOG not enough AAPL? http://t.co/jn3uy2Qz
Uncovered auctions are never a good sign: Germany failed to place 40% of 10-yr Bunds, yields were above 2% http://t.co/8gEs3l5X
Calif spent $6B on 30K guards & other prison-system employees vs. $4.7B on higher educ (33 campuses w/ 670K students) http://www.vanityfair.com/busines...
Pioneer in probability, stochastic processes, & SDE's: Srinivasa S.R. Varadhan awarded National Medal of Science http://www.nyu.edu/about...
Proposed U.S. Tax Hikes in a few charts: putting the Obama's tax hikes in historical context http://goo.gl/EX7fY
Rick Perry: "I'm comfortable that the science was good." U mean unlike the science behind evolution & climate change? http://t.co/OkvKU9S
Yikes: When Jerry Brown was governor in the 1970's there were 40,000 INMATES. Now there are 40,000 prison GUARDS! via http://t.co/VJMhjeR
pdf: Explaining Charter School Effectiveness, using data from MA => adherence to the No Excuses paradigm http://t.co/712RY10
Interesting announcement from Google AdWords: option that lets you target Tablets is now available http://adwords.blogspot.com/2011...
Results of the International #Math Olympiad are out: China is #1 for 4th straight year; US was #2; Singapore #3 http://goo.gl/Y7nn2
Dan Drezner, on becoming the patron saint of "Tenure Denial" http://chronicle.com/article... #education #politics #academia
Moral hazard cost of unemployment insurance is lower when unemployment is high http://faculty.chicagobooth.edu/matthew...
RT @bigdata: #viz cat fight: at times should @fathominfo be using simpler charts? perhaps: but i'm glad they're pushing the envelope http://www.perceptualedge.com/blog...
Impressive CSS3 / Animatable animation (data from MSFT Kinect via node.js) https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US...
RT @bigdata: Computer Vision & Compressed Sensing: Recovery of signals, images, & video from meager data http://practicalquant.blogspot.com/2011... #denoising #summarization
New UC/Springer survey on textbook preferences: more prefer print for *deep study*, #ebook for searchability http://www.cdlib.org/service...
Hope kababayan @joseiswriting moving NYT piece leads to a compassionate response from anti-immigration types http://www.nytimes.com/2011...
machine-learning + Math (PDE's) => *humanlike* 3D computer vision, with unsupervised algorithms http://www.purdue.edu/newsroo...
Alternative viz to the overused "word cloud": Word usage in 40 speeches given at graduations this year via @nytgraphics http://www.nytimes.com/interac...
Writing code that makes your data sing: a roundup of Auditory Data Display Tools & Resources http://practicalquant.blogspot.com/2011...
Factoids from Twitter's Engineering Open House: 1.6B searches/day w/ customized open source tools http://practicalquant.blogspot.com/2011... #twittereng
Math in Art => The MÖBIUS SHIP photos http://www.imamuseum.org/art... + @NPR profile of artist Tim Hawkinson http://www.npr.org/templat...
RT @AmstatNews Born on this day, in 1915-the man who coined the term "software" —John Tukey http://www.amstat.org/about...
Comparing Math vs Verbal skills: @hsu_steve on the curious case of biologist Stephen J. Gould http://infoproc.blogspot.com/2011...
Payments Trend: Prepaid debit cards from @americanexpress is targeted at everyone, not just the underbanked http://www.bloomberg.com/news... cc @ndwoods
Near #realtime Internet economic indicators: Hope the Federal Reserve & other US agencies join the Bank of England http://www.economist.com/blogs...
Near #realtime Internet economic indicators: Hope the Federal Reserve & other US agencies join the Bank of England goo.gl/e3oEt
Near #realtime Internet economic indicators: Hope the Federal Reserve & other US agencies to join the Bank of England goo.gl/e3oEt
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