20 Mar '13, 11am

The Science of Sport: Data visualization continued: The beauty of statistics

Data visualization continued: The beauty of statistics (not an oxymoron) As a continuation of my last post on the presentation of data, and how essential it is to communicate science to a larger population outside the "constraints" of scientific journals alone, here are a few videos and a website that the data-fiends among you will love! It also buys me some time, since I'm rather snowed under with work at the moment! Last time, I introduced David McCandless, a designer who runs a great site called Information is Beautiful. Below is a video of his TED Talk, where he presents some of his data visualizations. Good to watch! Then second, and a presentation that more than a few of you sent me, is a TED Talk by Hans Rosling, a medical doctor who is Professor of International Health at Karolinska Institute in Sweden. His talk, using software developed to show statistical trends ...

Full article: http://www.sportsscientists.com/2011/03/data-visualizatio...

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MT @loisbeckett: When you buy a pair of sneakers, where does the data about your purchase go? A handy visualization:

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Beauty Giveaway: Singapore’s beauty-only e-magazine has a giveaway for you…

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greatdeals.com.sg 21 Mar '13, 5am

Singapore’s beauty-only e-magazine has a giveaway for you! Enter their giveaway and win over $2,000 worth of beauty prizes...

Second grade science project: a steam engine

Second grade science project: a steam engine

hackaday.com 21 Mar '13, 3am

Steam can scald you if you’re not careful. But you don’t really need steam to explore the concepts of a steam engine. The ...

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michellephan.com 25 Mar '13, 4pm

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Read my new post: Watsons Spring Beauty Report

Read my new post: Watsons Spring Beauty Report

renzze.com 23 Mar '13, 4am

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EXPLORING SCIENCE CENTRE SINGAPORE via @tauyanm

EXPLORING SCIENCE CENTRE SINGAPORE via @tauyanm

tauyanm.com 20 Mar '13, 11pm

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Science Matters: Big-picture thinking needed to protect nature

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davidsuzuki.org 22 Mar '13, 12am

Although industrial projects like the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline or the recently defeated mega-quarry in ...