From Florence Nightingale’s martial medicine, to John Snow’s cholera map, and right on to today’s public health graphics, data visualization has long been used to get information through “word-proof ears.” Healthcare is a prime area for these techniques, too…
The inaugural immersion for our Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) degree took place in May. Twenty-nine students, drawn from all across the country, traveled to the UC Berkeley campus for three days of intensive workshops, networking, and even a baseball game.
In this TED Talk, Anne Milgram discusses her past role as New Jersey’s attorney general and her quest to use data to understand “who we were arresting, who we were charging, and who we were putting in jail.”
“Data exhaust” is the focal point of Splunk’s business. It includes “byproduct” data from things like GPS, RFID, hypervisor, web servers, email, messaging, clickstreams, mobile, telephony, databases, and more, data that is created simply by the act of running a machine.