A fantastic Conversation about programming with Chris Greening. There is some history, stories, and wisdom in this interview.
Data Visualization is not new. Check out this historical collection of 11 visualizations.
It’s probably not who you think. It’s not DJ Patil or Hilary Mason. The first data scientist was Tobias Mayer. Who? Yeah, that’s exactly right, I had never heard of him either. Thankfully, John Rauser, a Data Scientist at Amazon, gave a great talk about this person at Strata New York 2011. Well, Tobias was…