Banner-fying your images

These days, customization of social media profiles is crucial. Everyone can find images to populate their banners, walls and timelines. But sometimes, banner images don't quite cut it. Especially, if you're anything like me, you aren't satisfied with only one picture for your LinkedIn profile banner (particularly if you have multiple […]

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Empowering AP Statistics teachers: Free JMP workshops this summer

For the fifth consecutive year, JMP is sponsoring AP Statistics teacher workshops during the summer break. These workshops are designed for those who want to employ data analysis software in their AP Stat course and who have taught the course at least twice. Two sessions are offered this summer, at […]

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Discovery Summit China focuses on global trends in data analysis

About 200 experts, analysts, and JMP users and fans from all trades and professions gathered in Shenzhen for Discovery Summit China 2016. The conference focused on the latest global trends in data analysis and its application. Attendees came from government, banking, automotive, pharmaceutical, energy, semiconductor, electronic and public service organizations, […]

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A case study analyzing and visualizing ethanol fuel data

People have been producing ethanol for about 9000 years[i]. Ethanol is made using a fermentation process. The fermentation process converts sugars into ethanol using yeast. For most of history, the ethanol produced was for consumption purposes. In the last 35 years, there has been an increase in ethanol fuel use[ii]. […]

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Why are some dogs adopted faster than others?

Here at JMP, we love pets. So we were thrilled to hear that a young scientist used our software to explore data about pet adoptions from local animal shelters. The project is adorably titled "Furever Friends." How young is this scientist? She is 10 years old, and her name is […]

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What statistical details do you want documented?

The documentation for JMP must meet the needs of JMP users with a diverse set of backgrounds. The needs of one group of users can differ markedly from the needs of another group. For instance, some users report that there is too much statistical jargon in the documentation, while others […]

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How late is this year's Chinese New Year?

This year, Chinese New Year arrives on Feb. 19. From what I can remember, this is quite late. But how late is it exactly? I was curious to find out, so I turned to the Internet and found a website that has collected Chinese New Year information since 1900. I […]

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An interactive cardioid for Valentine's Day

JMP developer Craige Hales created the very cool graphic you see here. It's a cardioid, which Wikipedia tells us is a shape made by rolling one circle around a stationary circle and tracing one point on the perimeter of the rolling circle. Its name comes from the Greek word for […]

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Top 10 posts of 2014

It's time to revisit the top blog posts of last year. Quite a few of the top posts were about using JMP to analyze and visualize data relating to real-world questions: How am I doing with my diet and fitness? What kinds of music and which artists dominate my Apple® iTunes library? What's the best method […]

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John Sall named AAAS Fellow for contributions to statistical sciences, software

John Sall, SAS co-founder and Executive Vice President, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society. Sall was elected “for distinguished and visionary contributions to statistical sciences and software development, having the greatest impact on businesses, education, engineering […]

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