I just found this not too old op-ed gem by David Brooks for the NY Times, “What Data Can’t Do”. The best quote is this:
There is something to be learned in how children approach learning. They possess a deep curiosity and drive to classify and identify things. Much like
Data is not a quiet thing. If you are listening carefully, it can “speak” to you. The question is, how do you listen? Let me give you a few pointers.
There’s a visual example about perspective and perception that is often used on a number of cognitive science books to demonstrate how easy it is
After watching and reading hours and hours (and hours) of news related to Hurricane Sandy, there is only one particular item that stands out to