Information

It all started with “information is beautiful”, with this post about the 2012 non-issue, and then it went to this interesting figure which I am pondering…not sure if the labels are correct. Finally I was pointed to infochimps, a collection of data which I need to look at more closely.

We are in the information age, and I’d love the way the information in the first two links is portrayed, and I plan on playing in the infochimps site more.

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About brianblais

I am a professor of Science and Technology at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI, and a research professor in the Institute for Brain and Neural Systems, Brown University. My research is in computational neuroscience and statistics. I teach physics, meteorology, astonomy, theoretical neuroscience, systems dynamics, artificial intelligence and robotics. My book, "Theory of Cortical Plasticity" (World Scientific, 2004), details a theory of learning and memory in the cortex, and presents the consequences and predictions of the theory. I am an avid python enthusiast, and a Bayesian (a la E. T. Jaynes), and love music.
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