I’m going to look at how expectations of inflation impact currency movements - or at least expected currency movements.
Bitcoin crossed the $10,000 mark, and then a few hours later crossed the $9k mark, and then the $11k mark… but I don’t think this volatility is bad.
All financial futures have a ‘cost-of-carry’, a natural repercussion of the marketplace that eliminates (as-usual) risk-free profit.
Mike Bostock’s D3.js is the hot, new (2011) tool on the web. More and more people are deciding they want to work with data visualizations, either as a full-blown career or a side project once they reach candidacy… or whatever. It definitely has some added benefits over using ggplot2, but the R packages still have way more resources to learn from.
Even though it’s already Thursday, sometimes these things are better late than never (4 days is too long– I’m already focused on Oscars 2016). I crunched some data on the Oscars to see what people thought about the winners and how they reacted to the losers.