Barry Frost

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Tagged #data

Clean advertising

Contextual advertising won’t be blocked. Contextual advertising is also more lightweight than behavioural advertising. Contextual advertising is far less creepy than behavioural advertising. And crucially, contextual advertising works.

How to pick more beautiful colors for your data visualizations


SVG patterns for Data Visualisation

The Snowplow Data Maturity Model

Five stages charting progress from “data aware” to “pioneers”.

What is an analytics engineer?

(including the different personas for data engineer, analytics engineer and data analysts)


Dashboard for business data with forecasts and interactive inputs. Templates for SaaS startups etc.

Design words with data

How data informs our writing at Dropbox

Data Driven Products Now!

Superb slide deck about using data to make good decisions on product development vs gut feel/what sounds good.

Liked ✨ kf ✨ (@kf) ✨ kf ✨ (@kf)’s post on Twitter
this slide deck by @mcfunley is delightful and you should read it: also SPOILERS:


Mac app that helps manage internet usage when you’re on mobile data

Data Infrastructure at IFTTT


MetricsGraphics.js is a library built on top of D3 that is optimized for visualizing and laying out time-series data.


Look up publicly available information about a company or people via an API


“Business intelligence that helps customers use data to achieve success. Looker enables true data discovery.”

Heap - Modern Analytics

“Heap automatically captures every user action in your app and lets you measure it all. Clicks, taps, swipes, form submissions, page views, and more.”

When and Where Are People Using Mobile Devices?

Includes comparison vs desktop use

Low Friction Personal Data Collection


Automation service, similar to IFTTT


Another graphing tool for visualising time series data. Built with MongoDB and Node.js

Why Your Startup Needs a Visual Dashboard