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Beautiful data

Author: Toby Segaran; Jeff Hammerbacher
Publisher: Beijing ; Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, ©2009.
Series: Theory in practice (Sebastopol, Calif.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In this insightful book, you'll learn from the best data practitioners in the field just how wide-ranging -- and beautiful -- working with data can be. Join 39 contributors as they explain how they developed simple and elegant solutions on projects ranging from the Mars lander to a Radiohead video"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Beautiful data.
Beijing ; Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, ©2009
(DLC) 2010277075
(OCoLC)310395864
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Toby Segaran; Jeff Hammerbacher
ISBN: 9781449392055 1449392059 9781449379292 144937929X 1306809436 9781306809436
OCLC Number: 779172915
Notes: "The stories behind elegant data solutions"--Cover.
Some printings lack plates.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 364 pages, [32] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color).
Contents: Seeing your life in data / by Nathan Yau --
The beautiful people : keeping users in mind when designing data collection methods / by Jonathan Follett and Matthew Holm --
Embedded image data processing on Mars / by J.M. Hughes --
Cloud storage design in a nutshell / by Brian F. Cooper, Raghu Ramakrishnan, and Utkarsh Srivastava --
Information platforms and the rise of the data scientist / by Jeff Hammerbacher --
The geographic beauty of a photographic archive / by Jason Dykes and Jo Wood --
Data finds data / by Jeff Jonas and Lisa Sokol --
Portable data in real time / by Jud Valeski --
Surfacing the deep web / by Alon Halevy and Jayant Madhaven --
Building Radiohead's house of cards / by Aaron Koblin with Valdean Klump --
Visualizing urban data / by Michal Migurski --
The design of sense.us / by Jeffery Heer --
What data doesn't do / by Coco Krumme --
Natural language corpus data / by Peter Norvig --
Life in data : the story of DNA / by Matt Wood and Ben Blackburne --
Beautifying data in the real world / by Jean-Claude Bradley [and others] --
Superficial data analysis : exploring millions of social stereotypes / by Brendan O'Connor and Lukas Biewald --
Bay area blues : the effect of the housing crisis / by Hadley Wickham, Deborah F. Swayne, and David Poole --
Beautiful political data / by Andrew Gelman, Jonathan P. Kastellec, and Yair Ghitza --
Connecting data / by Toby Segaran.
Series Title: Theory in practice (Sebastopol, Calif.)
Responsibility: edited by Toby Segaran and Jeff Hammerbacher.
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"In this insightful book, you'll learn from the best data practitioners in the field just how wide-ranging -- and beautiful -- working with data can be. Join 39 contributors as they explain how they developed simple and elegant solutions on projects ranging from the Mars lander to a Radiohead video"--Provided by publisher.

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