Nicholas Marshall

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The End of Dynamic Languages

For the past several months, I’ve been programming almost exclusively in Scala (for work) and Haskell (for pleasure). But this week, I was also …

Clojure

Part 2: An Intro to Functional Programming Concepts in JavaScript

This blog post is part 2 of a multi-part series. In part 1, we introduced the functional library Ramda, and the concepts of <b>composition, pointfree</b> …

JavaScript ES6+: var, let, or const?

Perhaps the most important thing you can learn to be a better coder is to <b>keep things simple</b>. In the context of identifiers, that means that <b>a single</b> …

The Importance of Evaluating UX

It’s been a popular meme on LinkedIn. The bottles are intended to be a clever way to explain the difference between UI (user interface) and UX (user …

UX Design

Data Visualization Foundations: Color

Color can be a great tool to add more information into your charts, but only if you use it wisely.<p>2 min read<p>comments<p>In many cases, color can be a …

Data Visualization
JavaScript

Functional Programming Hurdle: Uninteresting programs

Functional Programming, as a paradigm, does not have users, it has devotees. I am myself one of those, spending time in Haskell as often as I can.<p><i>Why</i> …

Programming

No cost training to becoming a data scientist

Functional Reactive Programming with the Power of Node.js Streams

<b>JSConf Budapest</b> is a new member of the JSConf family on 14-15th May 2015. Speakers are coming from companies like <b>Spotify, Mozilla or Etsy</b>. Use coupon …

JavaScript

5 Rules Of Data Visualization

<i>August 20, 2015</i><p>In most PPC account management or analysis roles, a huge part of the job is looking at the data and turning it into something easily …

Want More Data in Your Ears? Here Are 6 Podcasts Worth Listening To

1. <a href="http://policyviz.com/category/podcast/" target="_blank">PolicyViz</a><p>Jon Schwabish is a data visualisation powerhouse who speaks and …

Data Visualization

Functional Programming Favors Expressions over Statements

TweetStatements perform actions, expressions perform computations.Languages like C# and Java make extensive use of statements. We often program with …

Programming

From REPL to Playgrounds

Bret Victor pointed out that programming becomes more approachable if the inner workings of a program are exposed to the programmer. On the one hand, …

Programming
UX Design

Metis: Data Visualization with D3.js course, New York City, Sep 16 – Oct 28

<b>DATA VISUALIZATION WITH D3.js</b><p>September 16 – October 28<br>Mondays & Wednesdays<br>6:30 - 9:30pm <br>enroll here<p>Enrollments opened today for <b>Data Visualization</b> …

5 brain technologies that will shape our future

The race to decipher the workings of the human brain, and build new economies around it, is on. Today’s great entrepreneurs – people such as Paul …

The 19 Best Newsletters for Front-End Web Developers

This is a roundup of free email newsletters you should subscribe to if you’re interested in staying up-to-date with the most important news, …

Web Design

Google releases version 1.5 of its Go programming language, finally ditches last remnants of C

Google today released Go 1.5, the sixth major stable release of its Go programming language. You can download Go 1.5 right now from the Go downloads page.<p>This is not a major release, as denoted by the version number and the fact that the only language change is the lifting of a restriction in the …

Visualize your Circuit ID Data with Power BI | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI

We’re excited to announce that this week’s update to Power BI now offers Circuit ID users the ability to track and monitor all their Circuit ID cloud …

How to Make Data Sexy and Why Our Future Depends on It

Understanding the needs, wants and opportunities data presents is commercially critical to all of us.

Embracing real-time, streaming analytics in the insight economy

Record-breaking temperatures in the summer of 2015 baked people to a crisp in many countries. But what’s even hotter than the broiling summer is …

Big Data

11 Awesome Data Visualizations Way Ahead of Their Time [Infographic]

Using BuzzFeed's listicle format to tell stories with maps and charts

“I may be the second oldest person on the editorial staff,” says Peter Aldhous, 50, a science journalist and coder at BuzzFeed News.<p>Aldhous, who …

Data Visualization

Making sense of too much data

It's the age of Big Data. But what, exactly, do we do with all this information? These talks explore practical, ethical -- and spectacularly visual …

Using Google Analytics with R

(This article was first published on <b> ThinkToStart » R Tutorials</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)For the most part, SMB’s tend to utilize free …

Analytics

Why Graphs Are Essential To Today’s Master Data Management [NoSQL Now! Preview]

Rapid change is the only constant in today’s business environment.<p>The limitations of traditional tools used for information and master data …

Visualize statistics with Histogram, Pareto and Box and Whisker charts

So far, we introduced you to our new chart types across Office 2016 and then dove deeper into a few of them. We showed the effectiveness of the …

Data Visualization

Bayesian vs Frequentist A/B Testing – What’s the Difference?

There’s a philosophical statistics debate in the optimization world: Bayesian vs Frequentist.This is not a new debate; Thomas Bayes wrote “An Essay …

Data Science