Beautiful Data : The Stories Behind Elegant Data Solutions PDF
|ISBN:||9780596157111||Published:||18 Aug 2009|
|Language:||English||Publisher:||O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA|
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In this insightful book, you’ll learn from the best data practitioners in the field just how wide-ranging – and beautiful – working with data can be. Join 39 contributors as they explain how they developed simple and elegant solutions on projects ranging from the Mars lander to a Radiohead video. With “Beautiful Data”, you will: explore the opportunities and challenges involved in working with the vast number of datasets made available by the Web; learn how to visualize trends in urban crime, using maps and data mashups; discover the challenges of designing a data processing system that works within the...