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

User Review  - Andrew Magee - Goodreads

Lots of interesting stuff, though lots of annoying and tiresome filler. Read full review

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  - Sundarraj Kaushik - Goodreads

Beautiful Data Edited by Toby Segaran and Jeff Hammerbacher The first chapter is a description of two projects by Yahoo. The first one captures the area throug which the user is travelling. The aim is ... 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  - Valerie - Goodreads

Many of chapters were way above my head. Was interesting nonetheless 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

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

User Review  - Vuk Trifkovic - Goodreads

Always tough when you deal with edited volume, but good book overall. I expected bit more from some chapters, but good idea of what is going on overall. Read full review

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

User Review  - Phil Chen - Goodreads

Cool examples of data and data handling. Read full review

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

User Review  - Vadiraj - Goodreads

Database to Dataspace, Story of Large scale DB at Facebook Read full review


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