Tag: education


Quantifying in the Classroom

November 19, 2014

Victor Lee makes data fun for kids. Victor is an assistant professor at Utah State University, where he’s been working on ways to bring the Quantified Self experience into high school classrooms to improve data literacy and expose students to “more authentic forms of inquiry.” I first met Victor at the 2013 Quantified Self Global…


The Future of Education: Online and Quantified

March 11, 2011

If you haven’t checked out Khan Academy yet, now is the time. Bill Gates calls it “the future of education,” and Salman Khan himself has a very inspiring perspective. Khan spoke at the most recent TED conference about his project to create a series of free online videos and detailed self-assessments to educate anyone in…


Summer Camp, Anyone?

May 7, 2010

If you have data, you probably want to analyze it. Visual Analytics is a hot topic these days – just look at the number of data visualization job posts on the FlowingData site. Honing your visualization skills doesn’t have to be expensive. Middlesex University in London is hosting a Visual Analytics Summer School (Camp) from…