Data Science: The New Competitive Advantage

Data Science: The New Competitive Advantage (ULACIT)

San José, Costa Rica, hosted a seminar on July 5th entitled “Data Science: The New Competitive Advantage.” The Latin American University of Science and Technology (ULACIT) organized the event, showing interest in incorporating the latest, most innovative business trends in the region. Meet the experts The conference featured local experts such as Antonio González Torres,… Read more »

Electricity production from renewable sources

In the last decades, the production of energy using renewable sources has been a main focus for certain countries. Some of them due to their specific geographic location and “green sources” available such as sun or wind. Others have shifted their energy model due to ecological and/or economic reasons, such as Germany with photovoltaics. Below… Read more »

Children orphaned by HIV/AIDS

The World Bank Indicators  are an important source of data for anyone interested in topics such as Climate, Health, Poverty and other topics. The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a subgroup of retrovirus) that causes HIV infection and over time acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Although in the last years the medical treatments have… Read more »

Deutsche Bank and Santander fail Fed stress test again

Deutsche Bank and Santander have again failed the Federal Reserve’s stress tests. Below find a quick comparison of year to date closing prices for Santander (SAN.MC) and Deutsche Bank (DKB.DE) done with Quadrigram with information gathered at Yahoo Finance Powered by Quadrigram

Dataviz books & learning resources

We love data visualization and although there hasn’t been major changes in recent years in terms of creating new charts, the field has experienced progress in terms of tools, techniques and lots of good stuff hanging around. One of the best things happening in Data Visualization is the amount of new learning resources, which are… Read more »

Game of Thrones – The Kingsroadmap: An episode recap interactive map

Game of Thrones: The Kingsroadmap - An episode recap interactive map

Do you remember our last GoT project Kills and deaths of each clan in Game of Thrones? Well, we though that you might enjoy this awesome project by Mary Kate Outland: Game of Thrones – The Kingsroadmap. About the project Game of Thrones – The Kingsroadmap it’s an interactive map of the Game of Thrones known world, that allows… Read more »

Elecciones 26J: Follow the #26J trends in social networks in real time

Elecciones-26J

Quadrigram, along with Websays and Sibilare, has launched the Elecciones 26J project. The project collects, in real time, the impact of the campaign on social networks. Among other indicators, you can view the popularity of the candidates, the sense of the conversation and the hottest topics. Follow the #26J trends in social networks via the Elecciones 26J portal.

Eyeo Festival

Ever since 2011, an incredible talented group of professionals have been organizing once a year the Eyeo festival, an amazing event for those involved in art, interaction and/or information. “Eyeo assembles an incredible set of creative coders, data designers, artists, and attendees — expect enthralling talks, unique workshops and interactions with open source instigators and… Read more »

EuroVis2016

Two of the world’s dataviz related top events are happening in the same week, Eyeo festival + EuroVis. We love both events, Eyeo is the modern, trendy, artistic while Eurovis is academic, research, maybe less inspirational but still cutting edge. I guess the question here is the usual suspect, how could we intertwined both worlds… Read more »