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Text from press briefings categorized

The New York Times went through the words using during press briefings, pulling out five main categories and highlighting one in particular: Viewed simply as a pattern of Mr. Trump’s speech, the self-aggrandizement is singular for an American leader. But his approach is even more extraordinary because he is taking credit and demanding affirmation while he asks people to look beyond themselves and bear considerable hardship to help slow the...

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Monday after Thanksgiving, see you at the Data Visualization Meetup

My little analytics training startup, Principal Analytics Prep, is proud to sponsor the next meeting of the Data Visualization New York Meetup, organized by the indefatigable Naomi Robbins. The Meetup, to be held on November 26, 2018 (Monday), headlines NYU professor, Kristen Sosulski, who will discuss the “business case for data visualization”. Click here to register. Naomi is a long-time friend. I reviewed and recommended her book on Creating More...

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Webinar Wednesday

I'm delivering a quick-fire Webinar this Wednesday on how to make impactful data graphics for communication and persuasion. Registration is free, at this link. *** In the meantime, I'm preparing a guest lecture for the Data Visualization class at Yeshiva University Sims School of Management. The goal of the lecture is to emphasize the importance of incorporating analytics into the data visualization process. Here is the lesson plan: Introduce the...

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Upcoming talks and workshops, NYC, Seattle, Philadelphia, St. Louis

The following talks/events are all free and open to the public. If I'm in your neighborhood, please come by and say hi.   You can register or learn more about the above talks at the following links: Feb 20, 2018 (tonight, NYC) - Principal Analytics Prep Open House, with me and Tina Lowry, talking about the data analytics field and how to get a job in this space. More information...

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February talks, and exploratory data analysis using visuals

News: In February, I am bringing my dataviz lecture to various cities: Atlanta (Feb 7), Austin (Feb 15), and Copenhagen (Feb 28). Click on the links for free registration. I hope to meet some of you there. *** On the sister blog about predictive models and Big Data, I have been discussing aspects of a dataset containing IMDB movie data. Here are previous posts (1, 2, 3). The latest instalment...

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