writing software means learning something in such precise detail that you can tell a computer how to do itNo Deadlines For You! Software Dev Without Estimates, Specs or Other Lies (via iamdanw)
I’m totally The Sidetracker: http://mashable.com/2013/09/13/procrastinators-comic/.
Which one are you?
If you can’t present your ideas to at least a modestly larger audience, then it’s not going to do you very much good. Einstein supposedly said that I don’t trust any physics theory that can’t be explained to a 10-year-old. A lot of times the intuitions behind things aren’t really all that complicated.Nate Silver in a Q&A with Harvard Business Review on how to get into data science as a newbie (student, professional, or otherwise). (via futurejournalismproject)
I believe that data visualization can not only help us understand today’s cities, but that it also has the potential to help us shape the city of the future.Christian Marc Schmidt. Watch the video at http://creativemornings.com/talks/christian-marc-schmidt/1