THE HEAT IS ON! A Simple Guide to Creating Heatmaps

Heatmaps and choropleths can give your data a sizzling new look with easy-to-understand visualizations. Here’s how. Never before has the world been flooded with so much data. Everyone is collecting, analyzing, and mashing up Big Data, from the federal government to the … [Read more...]

Meet a Professional Genome Wrangler: Madeleine Ball Keeps DNA Straight at Harvard’s Personal Genome Project

Computers have played a part in the pursuit of science for most of their history. Humanity would not have made it to the moon without a myriad of computers controlling every aspect of the space flight, and computers are crucial in modern statistical analysis of data. But … [Read more...]