Thinking Machines is a full
stack data science consultancy, with oﬃces in Manila Philippines, and San Francisco, California. We solve business problems with data.
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Today: 01 Meet the Policy
Makers 02 The Long Journey of Design Policy in the Philippines 03 How UX Fits Into Data Storytelling 04 Case Study 1: Road Safety Designing as a Citizen 05 Case Study 2: Road Budget Tracking Designing with the Government
The Matching Algorithm ✦ Text Normalization
the process of transforming text into a single canonical form that it might not have had before ✦ Text Vectorization an algebraic model for representing text documents as vectors of identiﬁers, such as, for example, index terms ✦ tf-idf short for term frequency–inverse document frequency, is a numerical statistic that is intended to reﬂect how important a word is to a
Insights ✦ Personas: Government Oﬃcials, Employees,
Accountants, Journalists ✦ Oﬃcials: Importance of Budget Integrity and Faithfulness Feature: Dashboard to look at the big picture ✦ Employees: Checking on Individual Projects Feature: More pictures ✦ Journalists: Looking for stories for their beat Feature: Maps
In Summary ✦ Data Visualisation isn’t
just about making pretty charts, it has its own language. ✦ Making your visualisation more accessible and seen by more people is good. But if it miscommunicates, it can be worse than not being seen at all. ✦ Data can be cold, add emotion to humanise your story. ✦ Design should happen before data is processed. ✦ Who, What, Why, How?