Newsrooms and journalists are not in the content business. Rather, they are in the information business and the sooner we embrace that fact, the better. Last week I was having a beer in Dublin with Gerard Ryle, the head of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).
Lisa Strausfeld: Visualizing Data
The bullshitter’s trick is to talk in generalities when questioned about details and to litigate trivia when questioned about principles
The overeager adoption of big data is likely to result in catastrophes of analysis comparable to a national epidemic of collapsing bridges. Hardware designers creating chips based on the human brain are engaged in a faith-based undertaking likely to prove a fool’s errand.