Data Visualisation II

Visualisation Gotchas

Visualising data can be tricky: the human visual perception system is full of hacks built on top of poorly-designed hardware. Take, for instance, the colour of the sky. The air scatters sunlight through a process known as Rayleigh scattering, and the degree of scattering is inversely proportional to the fourth... [Read More]

Data Management

Could you find a document you wrote in 2007? Could you explain how you got the figures or results in that document, and repeat it if needed? [Read More]
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Test driven development

Unit tests and test driven development (TDD) are powerful software development techniques that will improve your code’s reliability, design and your own personal stress level. This week Steve Biggs led a hands-on session where he took us through writing and running unit tests in Python using TDD.