Posts Tagged ‘ analytics ’

Can you guess which 10 rivers produce 95% of the ocean’s plastic pollution?

April 23, 2018
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Plastic pollution in the oceans is becoming a huge problem. And, as with any problem, finding the solution starts with identifying the source of the problem. A recent study estimated that 95% of the plastic pollution in our oceans comes from 10 rivers - let's put some visual analytics to

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Tracking the reentry of China’s space station

April 2, 2018
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If you grew up as a space-junkie kid like me, then you've probably been watching the news for the past few days, wondering when and where China's Tiangong 1 space station was going to fall out of orbit, and crash to Earth. According to Popular Mechanics (PM), that happened at 8:16pm

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Can you name that music media player?

March 28, 2018
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These days, it's all about music streaming ... You sign up for a service, you let them know your music preferences, and they create a virtual "radio station" that plays the songs you probably want to hear. But that just doesn't compare with going to a ...
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What to do in Denver, during SAS Global Forum!

March 6, 2018
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Are you going to Denver, Colorado, and wondering what fun/interesting/eclectic things you can do there? Then this is the map for you! For the past couple of years, I've made maps of the city SAS Global Forum is in, pointing out some of the attractions ...
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Gartner’s 2018 Take on Data Science Tools

February 26, 2018
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Gartner’s 2018 Take on Data Science Tools

I’ve just updated The Popularity of Data Science Software to reflect my take on Gartner’s 2018 report, Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms. To save you the trouble of digging though all 40+ pages of my report, … Continue reading
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Examining 200k+ Russian troll tweets

February 20, 2018
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Unless you live under a rock, you've probably seen news reports that Russian trolls have been posting on social media to allegedly conduct what they called "information warfare against the United States, with the stated goal of spreading distrust towar...
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SAS Academy for Data Science creates top-rate analytical professionals

February 16, 2018
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Do a quick search on “data scientist” on any of the popular job boards and there’s no denying the global shortage of data scientists is a real one. And, whether you’re looking for the salary commensurate with the prestigious title, a fast pass to the C...
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Building a SAS Global Forum infographic

February 14, 2018
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You might have seen a SAS Global Forum infographic floating around the web. And maybe you  wondered how you might create something similar using SAS software? If so, then this blog's for you - I have created my own version of the infographic using SAS/...
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