A friend of mine is considering moving his family from Denver to San Diego due to his family's sensitivity to sudden air pressure changes. To see whether San Diego would actually be more barometrically stable, I coded up some automated download and bar charts in an IPython Notebook (direct download).
It is a meme that has been steadily gaining strength over the past couple of years: that the output of a data science analysis is a report, in which a "story" should be told, and that if you can't tell a story, you're not communicating effectively.
Nothing earth-shattering new in this blog post, but in light of last month's presentation by Wayne Adams on Druid Data Ingest and my recent blog post The End of Data Science As We Know It, there have been some questions about what is Druid and what is Lambda Architecture, so this is a quick summary in a single blog post.
Druid is Lambda in a box.