Big Data and Books

Storytelling Deconstructed: Vonnegut Was Right About Just Six Emotional Story Lines, Says Big Data

Breaking Bad – Good Data

I found two pretty neat sites where the ratings of each of the five years of Breaking Bad episodes were regressed looking for patterns. The first is a bit more exotic and uses a powerful ( and expensive) Excel addin Tabeau. The best graphics are at the bottom of the page: http://www.openbi.com/content/vizualizing-bad-did-breaking-bad-get-better-over-time This one has […]

Search for large data sets

I’m trying to come up with some interesting large data sets for use in extra-credit work using predictive analytics, especially something that has interactions and/or need for dummy variables. Anyone out there point me in the right direction?