The Nate Silver Effect
STACKS ON STACKS
ZATA: How we used Kubernetes and Google Cloud to expose our Big Data platform as a set of RESTful web services
An inside look at zulily’s data platform, which makes data accessible to analysts, systems, and applications without sacrificing speed or storage options. - Tech @ zulily
FIVE THIRTY… WAIT?
The ‘Nate Silver Effect’ Is Changing Journalism. Is That Good?
“Political journalism has become infatuated with opinion polls… and yet news organizations remain ill-equipped to make sense of the flood of data.” - Politico Magazine
VIZ THE LEDE
R for Journalists
This site is a great launch pad for anyone who’s new to R, journalist or not. Each post provides step-by-step instructions and code for making a visualization with data about a current event. - R for Journalists
WAY BACK WHEN
Visualizing Nonlinear Narratives with Story Curves
There’s finally a way to visually make sense of all those flashbacks and flashforwards in Tarantino and Nolan films. - IEEE