Last week, I had the chance to speak at Databeers Manila, which is a data science event infused with the power of good ol’ beer. The event was held in the Google Philippines office, and beer was care of Katipunan Craft Ales.
Most of the stuff I covered is already in my previous post, apart from the new word vectors stuff which I hopefully will be able to write something on soon. I did use the new
gganimate packages to produce this cool new way of making my main point:
The point being that media isn’t biased in that your timeline is.
On Data Visualization Design
: (a.k.a. a bunch of charts and graphs)
I was invited to speak last year at the World Information Architecture Day 2016 in Manila on data visualization design and use cases. The video is available for viewing.
On Facebook News in the Philippines
: Using topic modeling to find trends in online news coverage
Facebook has become one of most visible sources of news in the Philippines, and it has arguably played a huge role in shaping Filipino views. We take a look at how the Philippines news cycle evolved with by using topic modeling.
On Why the Hero Generation is an Informed One (TEDxDLSU)
Businesses and governments in the Philippines should adopt a data mindset - where intuition and personal experience are always backed up by data and an effort to see the entire picture is always made - in order to realize the benefits of entering the demographic window.