Four short links: 21 June 2016

Data for Change, Computational Economy, Programming Language Usability, and Against Dashboards

By Nat Torkington
June 21, 2016
  1. Teach Programming to Analyse Data for ChangeWhat I imagine is a project which explicitly uses all the tools students have learned over their years of high school to advocate for change in their communities. (via Cory Doctorow)
  2. The Computational Engine of Economic Developmenthow can we measure the bits and flops of an economy?
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  4. The Usability of Programming Languages — lecture notes, slides, and readings.
  5. Real-Time Dashboards Considered HarmfulIf there’s nothing that can be done in response to a report, does it need to be reported in that manner?
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