These are heady times for data visualization, says Andy Kirk, one of the apostles of the movement. There was a burst of growth last year, a move to focus more on message than ornamentation, and appeals to do battle with the forces of ‘post-truth.’ In this interview, Kirk addresses these issues and more in an era […]

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Big data is a phrase that we are hearing more and more in the digital age, but what do we really mean when we say it, and what do we mean by big and by data? In a presentation given as part of the panel “Big data made simple: How to cut through to crucial analysis” […]

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While there is more data available at our fingertips today than ever before, the future promises to bring even more information into our reach. But what kind of data will it be? And what new doors will it open? As part of our Love Your Data Week 2017 celebration, SAGE Publishing asked a few of our journal editors and textbook authors about what data […]

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“Well, what does the research say?” People ask this question when they want science to inform their interests, and academics ask this question when figuring out what to study next. Thanks to metaBUS, a free new online research tool, this question can now be answered more easily. Fred Oswald, an organizational psychologist and professor at […]

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Taking care of data, collecting it, curating it, adding in all the metadata, generally getting it into a state where other people might be able to work with it in the future, is a lot of work. Increasingly researchers are being asked to make their data open and available on publication. I’ve written and talked […]

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