3 months, 15 days ago

The Dashboard Never Lies

The lie detector (aka #polygraph) is back in the news. The name polygraph is based on the fact that the device can record and display several things at once. Like a dashboard.In the 1920s, a young American physiologist named John Larson devised a vers…

3 months, 15 days ago

Dark Data

At @imperialcollege this week to hear Professor David Hand talk about his new book on Dark Data.Some people define dark data as unanalysed data, data you have but are not able to use, and this is the definition that can be found on Wikipedia. The earli…

4 months, 29 days ago

Assemblage and Plottage

John Reilly of @RealTown explains the terms Assemblage and Plottage.Assemblage is the process of joining several parcels to form a larger parcel; the resulting increase in value is called plottage.If we apply these definitions to real estate, which app…