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Techniques for adding context to visualization

Techniques for adding context to visualization
Sharper Sharper 2 days, 10 hours ago
When it comes to meaningful visualization, context is everything. Richard Brath, at the 2018 Information+ Conference, looks back on historical visualization approaches and how they might be applied today to make data graphics easier to read and use.
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The early beginnings of visual thinking

The early beginnings of visual thinking
Jetcy Jetcy 5 days ago
Visualization is a relatively new field. Sort of. The increased availability of data has pushed visualization forward in more recent years, but its roots go back centuries. Michael Friendly and Howard Wainer rewind back to the second half of the 1800s, ...
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Detailed generative art in r

Detailed generative art in r
Ellen Ellen 27 September, 2019
Thomas Lin Pedersen has been sharing his generative art pieces as of late: All my systems and visualisations are programmed in R, an open source programming language for statistics and data analysis. I’ve developed and released many tools that are cent...
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Analysis of street network orientation in cities

Analysis of street network orientation in cities
Sean Sean 26 September, 2019
Continuing his analysis of street grid-iness in cities around the world, Geoff Boeing sorted cities by the amount of order in their street networks: Across these study sites, US/Canadian cities have an average orientation-order nearly thirteen-times gr...
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Jewelry based on your gps traces

Jewelry based on your gps traces
Sean Sean 24 September, 2019
GPX Jewelry by Rachel Binx lets you turn your GPS traces into jewelry. Just upload a GPX file from, say, your fitness app or Apple Watch, choose your finish, and you’ve got yourself a personalized pendant. Nice.
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How well players drafted in fantasy football

How well players drafted in fantasy football
Sharper Sharper 19 September, 2019
For The Upshot, Kevin Quealy used a heatmap to visualize fantasy football draft picks: This variance is widest for quarterbacks, whose pick patterns are so distinct you don’t even need to read their names to know they’re a quarterback. Chiefs quarterba...
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Noaa chief scientist highlights the forecast contradiction

Noaa chief scientist highlights the forecast contradiction
Sean Sean 18 September, 2019
In regards to the press release that seemed to contradict the National Weather Service forecast, Craig N. McLean, chief scientist of NOAA: During the course of the storm, as I am sure you are aware, there were routine and exceptional expert forecasts, ...
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