Color my ‘LinkedIn’ world

3 11 2011

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about storytelling and visualization. Listened to a great talk today at the Chicago Predictive Analytics conference by Scott Nicholson from LinkedIn. He talked about approaching analytics from the perspective of an economist vs a computer scientist. An economist will care about causation, while a computer scientist will care about probability. During his talk he used some very good visuals, and of course he’s dealing with interesting data (cuz it’s about all of us). So I checked out one of the tools he mentioned on the LinkedIn site to color my world. Causation for this network? There’s a high probability it was work, study, play…




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