Patricio Rodríguez Valdés

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ML beyond Curve Fitting: An Intro to Causal Inference and do-Calculus

You might have come across Judea Pearl's new book, and a related interview which was widely shared in my social bubble. In the interview, Pearl …

Supervised Learning

For all #rstats users like me who are nitpicky about the colour palettes they use in figures: there is a package called "colorspace" which lets you brew your own palette in an interactive window! Even has options to check how its viewed in B&W and by colourblind people. #phdchat https://t.co/JOQpMrDO35

Scientists declare octopi life from another world

Evidence of the octopus evolution show it would have happened too quickly to have begun here on Earth. Published in the <i>Progress in Biophysics and</i> …

Biology

Why Adobe is giving designers its UX design software for free

Starting today, Adobe is making its interface design software free to anyone in the world. The XD CC Starter kit includes desktop and mobile versions of Adobe XD, a program that enables designers to create and share prototypes of websites, apps, and other user interfaces.<p>Since moving to a …

UX Design

What is data visualization for?

• “The purpose of visualization is insight, not pictures.” — Manuel Lima, quoting computer scientist Ben Schneiderman<br>• “Data visualization is not your …

Data Visualization

How The Economist uses its 12-person data journalism team to drive subscriptions

The Economist knows charts and data visualizations play a number of key roles, like reaching new audiences to drive back to its site and helping to …

Advertising Industry

Download a master bundle of “Design Thinking” templates now!

Download our free ebook <b>The Basics of User Experience Design</b> to learn about core concepts in UX design.<p>In 9 chapters, we'll cover: conducting user …

R Interface to D3 Visualizations

r2d3: R Interface to D3 Visualizations<p>The <b>r2d3</b> package provides a suite of tools for using D3 visualizations with R, including:<p>Translating R objects …

Web Development

Go on a tour of the moon with these 4K images

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has been circling the moon for 9 years, taking high resolution images that NASA has used for research (and …

Machine Learning’s ‘Amazing’ Ability to Predict Chaos

Half a century ago, the pioneers of chaos theory discovered that the “butterfly effect” makes long-term prediction impossible. Even the smallest …

Visualization color picker, based on perception research

The colors you choose to visualize data can completely shift what you convey to a reader. With an ominous color palette, a graphic meant to be light …

Blindness

Jupiter's Great Red Spot Captured by Juno in Stunning NASA Photos

The latest photos from NASA’s Juno orbiter are getting up close and personal with Jupiter. Known as Perijove 12 – because it’s this mission’s 12th …

Juno’s new gems focus on Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

There’s a fresh flowering of photos from NASA’s Juno orbiter, and this time they’re highlighting Jupiter’s most famous feature, the Great Red …

Fuzzy definition of Rural Urban Interface: An application based on land use change scenarios in Portugal

•<p>Spatio-temporal scenarios are developed to analyse the evolution of Rural-Urban Interface in Portugal.<p>•<p>Multilayer Perceptron and Fuzzy Set Theory …

ArcGIS Maps Visualizations in Microsoft Power BI

I had a closer look at ArcGIS Maps for Power BI, as promised in an earlier article. The tool isRead more »

New report: How to measure equity in education

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Unesco

A visual introduction to machine learning

In machine learning, computers apply <b>statistical learning</b> techniques to automatically identify patterns in data. These techniques can be used to make …

Mark Coleran: el hombre que diseñó las interfaces horteras que tanto amamos en el cine

Es casi un pacto no firmado desde que las computadoras empezaron a ser recurrentes en la imagen audiovisual. Los realizadores no pueden prever qué …

2018 March 18 - Rotating Moon from LRO

<b>Rotating Moon from LRO</b> <b><br>Video Credit:</b> LRO, Arizona State U., NASA<p><b>Explanation:</b> No one, presently, sees the Moon rotate like this. That's because the …

Astronomy

Fluent Design System

The Juno Spacecraft Is Revealing Some Astounding Things About Jupiter's Mysterious Interior

NASA's Juno space probe has been circling Jupiter for the past 20 months, and it's been transmitting scientific data back to Earth at a furious pace. …

Photographing These Abandoned Space Shuttles Made Me a Russian Target

How one man broke into a secret facility housing the last of the Soviet Union's experimental space ships.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Australia</i>.<p><i>This is a story from an anonymous photographer, as told to Julian Morgans.</i><p><i>What you’re looking at is a derelict Russian space shuttle, covered</i> …

A Classic Formula For Pi Was Discovered Hidden in Hydrogen Atoms

Two years ago ... this was an amazing find.<p>Back in 2015, scientists found something amazing for the first time - a classic formula for pi hidden in …

Jupiter Looks Like the Dankest Lava Lamp in New Time-Lapse Video

Talk about eye candy.<p>Like many other teens, I thought my lava lamp was the dopest thing to gaze into. But leave it to Jupiter to make my sixties …

Astronomy

What’s the most distant human object from Earth?

The most distant human object is now over 13 billion miles (21 billion km) from Earth.<p>The most distant human-made object is the spacecraft Voyager 1, …

La NASA nos muestra por dónde entró Cassini a Saturno en su Grand Finale: repasamos las cifras y hechos destacados de la misión

Una de las despedidas más recientes (y un tanto melancólicas) que hemos vivido en los últimos meses es la de la sonda espacial Cassini. Dicha misión …

Parallel Options for R

Contents<p>1. Introduction<p>This tutorial goes through various parallel libraries available to R programmers by applying them all to solve a very simple …

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

Deep Learning Image Classification with Keras and Shiny

(This article was first published on <b> Jasmine Dumas' R Blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)I have to admit my initial thoughts of deep learning …

Machine Learning

New Report on Emerging AI Risks Paints a Grim Future

A new report authored by over two-dozen experts on the implications of emerging technologies is sounding the alarm bells on the ways artificial …