Data Analysis / Statistics & Data Science

Visual Learning & Discovery

Visual Learning ~ It’s more than just data! In a world that is empowered by data, the volume, variety and constant bombardment of messages can be overwhelming. But lets not make the mistake of ignoring the awesome power of human intelligence.
Information is more than raw data, it is a combination of intelligence, perspective and imagination. It is for this reason we need exceptional talent in the data industry, exceptional people who can see through the data to the opportunities within.
Visualising data is all about discovering knowledge.

Visualising data is all about discovering knowledge.

Check out the 3 different visualisations in this post. Each of these are created from the same data, but each tells a slightly different story. Exploring your data in different ways can help you gain a different perspective, give insight to improve your algorithm, help design a more efficient or more accurate model or perhaps just get your message across to different people. In this example, these visualisations helped to develop a more accurate model for climate change – check out the full blog post: https://nickburns2013.wordpress.com/2014/10/21/an-improved-algorithm-for-the-calculation-of-wbgt/

What ever area you work in, take the time to step back from your data and look at it again, with new eyes and a fresh perspective.

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