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May 2023

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Use Your Intuition

By |2023-05-11T06:06:41-07:00May 11th, 2023|Helpful Explainers|

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Use Your Intuition  Welcome back to our comic series that explores a range of data literacy concepts. We follow Becky, who describes herself as a bit data-phobic, as she navigates tricky situations at her new job. She'll learn to create effective charts, grasp statistical concepts, and [...]

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Trying Out Code Interpreter for ChatGPT

By |2023-05-08T16:15:04-07:00May 1st, 2023|Helpful Explainers, Tutorials, Videos|

Trying out Code Interpreter for ChatGPT Today I had the chance to experiment with an early alpha release of the Code Interpreter plugin for ChatGPT by OpenAI. Code Interpreter is "an experimental model that can use Python, and that handles uploads and downloads. You can find information about this plugin here, and [...]

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February 2023

What You Need to Know About Body Mass Index

By |2023-02-15T15:30:27-07:00February 15th, 2023|Helpful Explainers|

What You Need to Know About Body Mass Index Written by Michael Hunter, MD, and originally published on 27 September, 2021 in BeingWell. THERE IS NO “PERFECT WEIGHT” that applies to all of us. Body Mass Index (BMI) measures how healthy your weight is, based on your height. BMI has become a standard [...]

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January 2023

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Data is Useless on its Own

By |2023-05-11T05:19:50-07:00January 27th, 2023|Helpful Explainers|

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Data is Useless on its Own  Welcome back to our comic series that explores a range of data literacy concepts. We follow Becky, who describes herself as a bit data-phobic, as she navigates tricky situations at her new job. She'll learn to create effective charts, grasp [...]

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Asking Worthwhile Questions of Your Data

By |2023-01-11T17:32:15-07:00January 11th, 2023|Helpful Explainers|

Asking Worthwhile Questions of Your Data Written by Ben Jones In order to become skilled at using data, there's one attribute we all need to develop, no matter what industry we're working in, and no matter what data tool we're working with: We need to learn how to ask worthwhile [...]

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November 2022

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: When Small Changes Make a Big Difference

By |2023-05-11T05:21:09-07:00November 14th, 2022|Helpful Explainers|

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: When Small Changes Make a Big Difference Welcome back to our comic series that explores a range of data literacy concepts. We follow Becky, who describes herself as a bit data-phobic, as she navigates tricky situations at her new job. She'll learn to create effective charts, [...]

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October 2022

Data Memos

By |2022-10-25T10:34:05-07:00October 4th, 2022|Helpful Explainers|

Data Memos 12 reflections on data (and its representation) that we don’t want to forget in the “next-normal” Written by Giorgia Lupi and Paolo Ciuccarelli Originally published on Giorgia's Medium Account and Center for Design's Medium Account, and covered by Ben Jones in the "Resource Reviews" video series on the Data Literacy [...]

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June 2022

3 Signs You’re Working with a Dead-End Dataset

By |2022-06-03T15:01:19-07:00June 3rd, 2022|Helpful Explainers|

3 Signs You're Working with a Dead-End Dataset Every dataset that you work with is imperfect. There are always limitations, but if you take the time to understand the limitations, then you’ll be able to quickly move on from a dead-end dataset or provide the appropriate caveats in your analysis and presentations. This [...]

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May 2022

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Percent Change + Percentage Points

By |2023-05-11T05:21:19-07:00May 2nd, 2022|Helpful Explainers|

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Percent Change + Percentage Points Welcome back to our comic series that explores a range of data literacy concepts. We follow Becky, who describes herself as a bit data-phobic, as she navigates tricky situations at her new job. She'll learn to create effective charts, grasp statistical [...]

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February 2022

Working with Data Professionals (when you aren’t one!): Post 4 – Up Leveling Your Partnership with Data Professionals

By |2022-02-03T18:14:41-07:00February 3rd, 2022|Helpful Explainers|

Working with Data Professionals (when you aren't one!) Part 4: Up Leveling Your Partnership with Data Professionals The author of this four part blog series is Anna-Maria Steverson, Content Analytics Manager at Netflix. The series is titled "Working with Data Professionals (when you aren't one!)" Anna also teaches our Data Literacy [...]

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