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Analytics Dispatch 4/19/2021

Accessible data visualizations

NEW FROM MODE
Now Live: Data Freshness Integration with dbt
Mode’s data freshness integration with dbt surfaces timestamp and origin information in Mode’s reports. The feature builds trust around insights and promotes transparent data provenance. - Mode Blog

DESIGN DIFFICULTIES
Moving Beyond “Algorithmic Bias Is a Data Problem”
The model is a problem, too. Recognizing that allows for new ways to reduce harm that are easier than comprehensive data collection. - Patterns

DATA FOR ALL
Chartability
This open-source inclusive auditing system is an excellent toolkit for making accessible data visualizations. - Chartability

STIR WELL
A Recipe for Training Neural Networks
“Suffering is a perfectly natural part of getting a neural network to work well, but it can be mitigated by being thorough, defensive, paranoid, and obsessed with visualizations of basically every possible thing. The qualities that in my experience correlate most strongly to success in deep learning are patience and attention to detail.” - Andrej Karpathy

ACTIONS, MEET CONSEQUENCES
Google Is Poisoning Its Reputation With AI Researchers
“Google has worked for years to position itself as a responsible steward of AI... But now its reputation has been badly, perhaps irreversibly damaged, just as the company is struggling to put a politically palatable face on its empire of data." - The Verge

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