Monthly Archives: April 2013

Visual Display of Quantitative Information

I just finished Edward Tufte’s Visual Display of Quantitative Information (2nd ed), a classic modern text (or so I hear) on how to design data graphics, which “visually display measured quantities by means of the combined use of points, lines, … Continue reading

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Geocoding in Ruby

Sans confidence, competence, I program! Computer languages have always seemed prohibitively complex and very boring. Given my interest in working with data and ‘information’, taking the leap to explore Information Technology is a predictable and necessary next step…that I’ve avoided for … Continue reading

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