19 May 11
Examples of using elasticsearch and protovis to provide with useful and good looking visualizations.
20 Mar 11
An overview of different techniques to extract actual content from web pages.
17 Sep 10
02 Sep 10
05 Apr 10
A visualization of data gathered on 210 million public Facebook profiles that shows the information by location, with connections drawn between places that share friends. For example, a lot of people in LA have friends in San Francisco, so there’s a line between them.
17 Oct 09
Very interesting thoughts about the fact that sometimes it pays more to add more data rather than fine-tuning the weights on your fancy machine-learning algorithm.
Second part of the very good article about having more data vs. better algorithms