Julie Steele

Julie Steele

A dreamer. A poet. A goofball. A nerd.

Providence, Rhode Island

Areas of Expertise:

  • Data Visualization
  • speaking
  • writing
Julie Steele is Director of Communications at Silicon Valley Data Science. She finds beauty in exploring complex systems, and thinks in metaphors. The best part of her day is finding patterns and connecting people who are working on similar problems in seemingly unrelated areas. She is particularly drawn to the visual medium as a way to understand and transmit information. Julie holds a Master’s degree in Political Science (International Relations) from Rutgers University in Newark. She lives in Providence with her partner and two cats, where she cooks, reads, designs, and practices yoga.

How Data Science Is Transforming Health Care How Data Science Is Transforming Health Care
by Tim O'Reilly, Mike Loukides, Julie Steele, Colin Hill
August 2012
Ebook: $0.00

Designing Data Visualizations Designing Data Visualizations
by Julie Steele, Noah Iliinsky
September 2011
Print: $19.99
Ebook: $16.99

Beautiful Visualization Beautiful Visualization
by Julie Steele, Noah Iliinsky
June 2010
Print: $59.99
Ebook: $47.99

Data Marketplaces Data Marketplaces
by Moe Khosravy, Peter Marney, Julie Steele, Ian White, Dennis Yang
March 2011
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Strata Rx Online Conference: Personalized Medicine
October 05, 2012
In this free online conference we will discuss how Microsoft Research has developed a new version of the Linear Mixed Model algorithm that is not only computationally inexpensive, but also is better at finding the true signals that account statistically...

Webcast: Designing Data Visualizations
September 06, 2011
This webcast will discuss data visualization. Learn linear processes and best practices so that your message may be transmitted without interference.

"If you have any doubts as to how all the medical data you generate can help you down the road, this will get you thinking in a different direction."
--Thomas Duff, Duffbert's Random Musings

"The layout of Beautiful Visualization makes navigation easy, with the chapter number, title, and page number all in the footer. “Don’t make it pretty, make it communicate a story about the data” is the actuating tag line that Steele and Iliinsky succeed in sharing."
--Beth Lisberg Najberg, STC Technical Communication

"Includes some genuinely good ideas and is an entertaining read"
--David Conrad, I Programmer

"Anyone working on a modern, data-intensive application will get a plethora of great ideas from this beautifully illustrated tome. "
--Craig S. Mullins, Data and Technology Today