Insights: GeoInt

Sherman’s Geo-Int

Great article in the NYT about the intelligence maps used by General Sherman 150 years ago.

Presenting Data – Fighting the Russians

IMSL is currently spending a lot of effort developing the mechanisms by which we present analysis of data to our clients.   I think everyone agrees that the same-old-same-old Powerpoint is too crude, too boring and too limited in its presentation tools.  Over the next few weeks we are going to show you some of…

Of course, you have nothing to hide…

Your data is your very own data, and you have choices in how that is used. But it’s sensible to work out what data you are creating and leaving in your digital exhaust.  It’s also sensible to work out the implications.  Your phone does a better job of tracking and recording your temporal and geospatial activity than…

Heroes, Pundits and the Great Game

The soccer World Cup and its attendant TV coverage remind me that once there were other definitions of the word “pundit”. And the Great Game had little do with soccer. Forgive me, but some heroic story-telling is called for – it’s quite a tale. Back in the 19th century, in the days of the British…