The last couple of weeks I’ve been consumed by a weird virus that has given me tonsillitis, sinusitis, laryngitis, tinnitus and probably some more things ending in “itis” that I’ve forgotten about. It’s been fun having to cancel all of my plans for three weeks. Recovering now, but can I just say: OOF.
I enjoyed the novelty of this AR presentation of data about feeding and changing diapers for a newborn. It felt very Hans Rosling, and I think it’s easy to get excited about but I haven’t really seen an example of this kind of thing where that adds value to data presentation. But maybe I am just being a luddite!
“Until 2016 users saw tweets only from accounts they followed, shown in reverse chronological order. After launching its algorithm, Twitter kept 1% of users in the old system. This let it measure how often its algorithm served up certain tweets, compared with the “reverse-chron” method.” Interesting.
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