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Xan Gregg
Graphs, Data, Coding, Math. Data visualization development director for JMP at SAS. Views my own.
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Just had a great visit from . Here he is chatting with development about text exploration, data recoding and .
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Xan Gregg May 18
Replying to @storywithdata
I like smoothers (spline/loess/MA) for focusing on the trend when data is noisy. A regression line is essentially really stiff smoother.
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Xan Gregg May 18
That helps, though the slopes are misleading too. Same data in pink regions.
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Xan Gregg May 18
A think post from colleague @mtheilbar: Pursuit of marginal improvements can be harmful to useful results.
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Xan Gregg May 18
During a bad food allergy episode last night, my scary thought was: if I die, my week's worth of uncommitted code changes will be lost.
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Xan Gregg May 17
Replying to @CastIrony @enf
Not many on a 400KB diskette. Fortunately someone saw bigger drives coming, but I bet this guard against over-engineering was valuable.
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Xan Gregg May 14
Woohoo! Advancing to next round of Distributed with 80/100 points in Round 1.
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Xan Gregg May 11
Replying to @nycHealthy
Thanks for putting it out there.
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Xan Gregg May 10
Replying to @nycHealthy
I went to 35 since Stella is my dog's name 😀
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Xan Gregg May 10
More interested in the top dog names, I tried a bar chart/treemap hybrid instead of 's packed bubbles.
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Xan Gregg May 9
Yes, tho I'd prefer a simpler display. gets rid of the rainbow colors , but still too much detail.
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Xan Gregg May 9
This quarterly C++ "compilation" is a good mix of useful industry news and minimal sponsor marketing.
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Xan Gregg Apr 30
It meant coding at 5am on Sunday, but made it to Round 2 of . Solved the first 5 of 6 problem parts:
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Xan Gregg Apr 28
This Spaghetti Plot entry seems too narrow. Anybody know of refs for the general usage--a bunch of overlaid lines?
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Xan Gregg Apr 27
I made this accidentally strange graph where the points seem to move around while I stare at it. Or maybe my brain is broken.
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Xan Gregg Apr 21
Nice to hear an Etta James song on -- I only knew of her from crossword puzzles! Awesome ad-free internet radio station.
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Xan Gregg Apr 19
Great talk by on geocoding challenges behind analysis of voting location changes
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Xan Gregg Apr 18
Replying to @thomasp85
Not sure if I did something wrong, but it seems the frequency could be clearer. I didn't see an option on the site for "one-time".
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JMP Software Apr 17
Why all the triple-doubles by players this season?
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Xan Gregg Apr 17
Interesting to see the 2016 anomaly as a continuation of shifts seen in 2012.
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