Class exercise about what fake news are and aren’t: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1I6MOCUWo7zEVAbMNXkZOUgJcQY5ZHjT8bhNRyqRgFTU/edit
Meaning emerges from data from the embedded numbers and and symbols, however, data is a also a result of many human decisions that range from…
What is the definition of local? Why can’t visualization see locally, only globally?
This journal entry corresponds to the Week 6 assignment. The first part of the assignment required me to find an “appropriate” dataset (i.e. big and multidimensional, and with different types of data). This is actually not an easy task. I…
When observing physical traces:
“Ethnographic interviewing involves two distinct but complementary processes: developing rapport and eliciting information”.
Making a presentation is a moral act as well as an intellectual activity.
Descriptive statistics provide an overview of the data, whereas inferential statistics draw inferences about a set.
After trying to run many statistical analyses on the BRFSS data, it is clear that analyzing a mostly categorical data set is much harder than working with continuous variables…
Qualitative methods are good at trying to understand a complex situation or phenomena. Quantitative methods can measure the impact of these findings.
Quantitative research is mostly survey research. They’re comprised of: