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Data analysis is a runaway growth field these days - which is all fine and good when the data's digital to begin with. But what about when it's tied up in paper?
Compared to other infectious diseases, the data shows that Ebola spreads slowly and to relatively few people. But it is extremely deadly. This simulation shows how quickly 10 diseases, from more fatal to less fatal, spread from one person to 100 unvaccinated people. This is a very effective data presentation.
DeepMind has built a neural network that can access an external memory like a conventional Turing machine. The result is a computer that mimics the short-term memory of the human brain. This article explains how it works.
Collab/Space DC will highlight innovation projects focused on open data, data journalism, government data and data visualizations. Here are profiles of the top eight data innovation projects.