While Qlik was waking up to data literacy, Tableau wants you to know it’s been there all the time.
Just look over at Tableau Public. That free platform has served more than 300,000 authors creating over 10,000 new visualization per week.… Read more...
Qlik’s director of data literacy Jordan Morrow saw validation of his program soon after he took the job: His new series of online modules, he reports, rose to four of the top 10 downloads within the first couple of months.
None of the modules were easy.… Read more...
Robert Kaplan writes about foreign policy, but his warning about connectedness also cuts into our dreams of free-flowing connectedness at home in cities.
From Sunday’s New York Times review of his new book, The Return of Marco Polo’s World:
After the Cold War, many of us naively assumed that the communications revolution would be the vehicle through which the West would spread its values, attitudes and tastes to the rest of the world.