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Presentación de Sergio Álvarez Leiva en la mesa redonda "Visualización de Datos. ¿la próxima frontera?", celebrada el 20 de enero de 2014 en la Universidad Europea de Madrid.

Presentación de Sergio Álvarez Leiva en la mesa redonda "Visualización de Datos. ¿la próxima frontera?", celebrada el 20 de enero de 2014 en la Universidad Europea de Madrid.

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La próxima frontera es el viernes. Sergio Álvarez Leiva

  1. 1. La proxima frontera es el viernes @saleiva
  2. 2. Vision Democratisation of the use of data is a game changer.
  3. 3. More analytical society The model of someone decides and the others follow is broken.
  4. 4. ? Is data the new Photography? From stories to facts
  5. 5. OldWeather Recreating the weather of 100 years ago with the power of the people.
  6. 6. OldWeather 900.000 logbooks pages Handwritten. From different captains. In a non standardised way.
  7. 7. OldWeather 80 years 2 minutes per page, ten times needed. 8 hours per day. No holidays.
  8. 8. OldWeather Generate value And if you are the one that have done more pages, you became the captain of the boat.
  9. 9. Hello, ! Doing log entries is really addiction, as I’m sure some of you have found. I sit down when I have a spare moment with the intention of doing just few entries, then it’s just some more, just one more. You get the picture. This is thrilling work for following the ship and crew. ! All best, Don.
  10. 10. — My Great-Great Grandfather is Alexander J McGee, the skipper aboard the J.C.P at the time of its sinking. Did you ever find out where it went down? ! — J.C.P. drifter, lost March 22, 1918, British Isles.
  11. 11. PlanetHunters Discovering planets that NASA would have missed.
  12. 12. PlanetHunters A bet Humans are better than computers recognising patterns
  13. 13. PlanetHunters Analyzing the luminosity of the stars When something gets between the telescope and the star, generates a small eclipse
  14. 14. PlanetHunters Visualization makes the task easier Users try to find small dips on the graphs
  15. 15. PlanetHunters We’ve found 2 planets So, it’s confirmed. Humans are better than computers recognising patterns. They just need data visualization.
  16. 16. Global Forest Watch Detecting deforestation when we still can do something to stop it.
  17. 17. Global Forest Watch Finding changes over time We analyze changes on the values of each pixel over time (each 15 days) to detect deforestation alerts.
  18. 18. Global Forest Watch Watching deforestation By visualizing that data anybody can see the areas where deforestation is happening and understand why.
  19. 19. ! Empowering people So we can take better decissions
  20. 20. ! Data is not a force unto itself Data does not create value by itself. The value has to be created by the society.
  21. 21. ! Data is not perfect Datasets are generated, selected, analysed and corrected for particular purposes.
  22. 22. ! Data does not speak for itself Data requires further research and analysis in order to make sense of it.
  23. 23. ! Data is not power Power happens when you are able to do things. Data empower people to take better decisions.
  24. 24. ! People is not yet ready for data Data can be an immensely powerful asset, if used in the right way.
  25. 25. ! We don’t want data to be the new oil We better react quickly and democratize the use of it.
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  28. 28. Thank you @saleiva www.cartodb.com www.vizzuality.com

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