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Visualizing Large Datasets

The theme for the July episode of my newest LinkedIn Learning course is “Visualizing Large Datasets”. In this course, I do a lesson on a theme and then interview someone on that theme. Working with large data presents a unique set of challenges – not least of which is thinking about your audience and how […]

Love and Happiness in Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina has one of the greatest opening lines in all of literature: Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. It’s a great line because it’s thought-provoking and so tightly written and clearly sets up an over-arching theme that carries throughout this Russian novel: happiness (and the lack […]

8 Immersive Virtual Reality Data Visualizations

Imagine stepping into a three-dimensional data visualization that lets you fully interact with the data. This is now possible thanks to virtual reality technology. Virtual reality data visualizations are computer generated, highly interactive, 3D projects. While the concept of VR isn’t new, the idea of immersive data exploration most certainly is – and the exciting […]