Posts Tagged ‘data’

Value of Uncertainty–Luciano Floridi at UCD CITO

Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 18:45

The UCD Centre for Innovation, Technology and Organisation (CITO) hosted Luciano Floridi, an Oxford philosopher interested in information and the internet, to talk about the value of uncertainty. I, Donncha Kavanagh and Niamh O Riordan reflected on Luciano’s talk afterwards from the perspectives of our own disciplines. I should add that the seminar was devised and organised by […]






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Can Lawyers Use Data Well?

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 at 16:13

(thanks to toonpool.com) My friend, Peter Lederer, sent me a picture–an infographic to be precise–that compares three phones with entertaining and useful visual cues. Lawyers have to handle complex data in big transactions and especially in litigation. They don’t receive any training in this. William Twining in his work on evidence has developed Wigmore’s evidence […]






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Do We Know How to Present Information/Data?

Friday, August 27th, 2010 at 13:37

I recently adopted a new wallpaper for my computer. Here it is: (Edward Tufte gets real) Edward Tufte is a hero of mine. I know that I will be soon seeing endless PowerPoint presentations being screened in the lecture rooms of the university. For what purpose, I wonder? That’s why I’m with Edward on this. […]






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