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User Review  - albertgoldfain - LibraryThing

A thought-provoking tour of recent data-intensive research. I found it most useful for its "aha" and "I should have thought of that" moments. I also appreciated the numerous external references to free datasets and data processing tools. Read full review

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A book that briefly describes the efforts of intelligent people who have used various technologies to solve diverse problems in a creative and efficient manner. A good compilation and worth the money...

Review: Beautiful Data: The Stories Behind Elegant Data Solutions (Theory In Practice)

User Review  - Andrew Doran - Goodreads

Thought-provoking collection of essays about different aspects of data. The book was a bit slow to start but soon picked up and covered a variety of thought-provoking topics. Although I feel that it ... Read full review

Review: Beautiful Data: The Stories Behind Elegant Data Solutions (Theory In Practice)

User Review  - Vasil Kolev - Goodreads

The book has three kinds of chapters - crap, somewhat OK and amazing. The bad chapters are hand-waving and nothing new or interesting, mostly fodder, but are easy to spot. The amazing on the other ... Read full review

Review: Beautiful Data: The Stories Behind Elegant Data Solutions (Theory In Practice)

User Review  - Allisonperkel - Goodreads

"Beautiful Data" is a collection of essays on data; how people have transformed it, worked within its confines, and offers a glimpse of where we might go. Many of the essays are wonderful snippets ... Read full review

Review: Beautiful Data: The Stories Behind Elegant Data Solutions (Theory In Practice)

User Review  - Fixxxer - Goodreads

Loved the chapters by Nathan Yau, Peter Norvig, on Radiohead's House of Cards and on the NASA Mars Explorers! Read full review

Review: Beautiful Data: The Stories Behind Elegant Data Solutions (Theory In Practice)

User Review  - Radovan Kavický - Goodreads

This is a collection of 20 different stories about data - gathering, planning, interpreting, storing, visualizing, etc. The case study methodology points out the necessity of designing all phases of ... Read full review


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