I continue to be drawn to articles in JAMA Oncology about how we wrestle with uncertain information in life-and-death decision making:
Did you ever want to know how to unhide the toolbar in MPLD3? Here is how: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/29976625/unhide-toolbar-in-mpld3
These seminars that eScience and company are putting on are great. I have to go to the IHME seminars scheduled at competing time once in a while, so someone else attend at tell me about this one: http://data.uw.edu/seminar/2015/mullainathan/
A new edition of the Visual Business Intelligence Newsletter crossed my inbox recently, on how to display timeseries with missing and incomplete values: http://www.perceptualedge.com/articles/visual_business_intelligence/missing_values_and_incomplete_periods_in_time_series.pdf
Good, simple ideas are our most precious intellectual commodity.
An email I sent recently:
NYTimes ran an interesting article on paternity leave just as I was returning from my unpaid time off spent with my baby. It doesn’t say anything specific about university professors, but may be of interest to others on this list anyway: http://nyti.ms/1pvfxba
For a shorter and more personal version of this material, see a Facebook VP’s version here: https://www.facebook.com/tstocky/posts/996111776858