Julie Steele is an editor at O'Reilly Media interested in connecting people and ideas. She finds beauty in discovering new ways to understand complex systems, and so enjoys topics related to gathering, storing, analyzing, and visualizing data. She holds a Master's degree in Political Science (International Relations) from Rutgers University.
Julie also works with topics related to the languages Python, PHP and SQL, and is co-founder of a group of non-programmers learning Python. Julie lives in NYC where she eats, reads, codes, and practices yoga.
Strata Rx Online Conference: Personalized Medicine October 05, 2012
Strata Rx brings together experts and innovators in data science and healthcare, crossing traditional industry boundaries and uncovering insights on the emerging big data and analytic approaches that can help solve some of healthcare...
Webcast: Designing Data Visualizations September 06, 2011
There is an increasing abundance of tools, languages, and frameworks for data visualization. But success is built upon having a good design to implement, and that requires a linear process of encoding information for visual transmission and subsequent...
"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. Dont 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