Technical Foundations

INFO 498F

What?

How?

Why?

{what?}

Learned the technical skills and tools necessary for working with information

Wrote code

# Your wrote lots of code in this class!  

# Hopefully it doesn't look like nonsense anymore.

x <- 10

# But it's super powerful
square <- function(a) {
    return (a*a)
}

# Everyone should know what y is....
y <- square(x)

Managed Code

Worked with Data

Largest changes in life exp.
Maldives (+42)
Bhutan (+35)
# You wrote code to do this!

Learned how to learn

{how?}

Lots of version control practice

Worked with different data sources

Asked questions about datasets

Built Data Exploration Applications

{how it will change}

{why?}

Discover

Communicate

Predict

Impact

{what comes next...?}

{anything you want!}

Expand your visualization skills

Expand your analysis skills

Problem solve without code

Study how to do design

Bring these skills to a different field

{thanks}

Up Next....

Final projects (due before class Friday)

Peer evaluation (due Monday)

See you Friday at 1:30 in MGH Commons!

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By Michael Freeman

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