Updated Mar. 27, 2014 at 2:24 p.m.

Premium Lock SAS software tester's graphic tracks tragic missing aircraft mysteries

Published: 2014-03-24 07:56:00
Updated: 2014-03-27 14:24:56

SAS engineer's missing airliner map A static example of SAS engineer Robert Allison's missing airliner map. Image 1 of 2 · Next Image…

Robert Allison, a computer science PhD from N.C. State, is just as mystified as anyone else about the disappearance of Flight 370 and is intrigued about other missing aircraft mysteries. To help others wanting to know about these unsolved cases, the NCSU grad has put together an intriguing interactive map/graphic to track these "without a trace" incidents....

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You are joking, right? This guy used "SAS"? Is that a tool? A program? Sigh. He did nothing more than what a junior programmer in their first month at college would do. I'd be embarassed to have a news article written about this.
Robert provided an example of the power of the SAS Visual Analytics tool. Many people have heard of SAS but have no idea what they do and Robert gave them a real world example of something that is currently a big news item. Plus, he improved on what was currently being offered - all for free.
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