Evasium Flux - Notes tagged with Infographics
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Millions of data points with deep scatterplots

Millions of data points with deep scatterplots
Sean Sean 17 November, 2018
Ben Schmidt uses deep scatterplots to visualize millions of data points. It’s a combination of algorithm-based display and hiding of points as you zoom in and out like you might an interactive map. Schmidt describes the process and made the code availab...
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✚ election visualization circle of life

✚ election visualization circle of life
Sean Sean 17 November, 2018
Election night is a point of interest for obvious reasons, but it’s been especially interesting to see the data side of things evolve over the years. It kind of turned into a contest between newsrooms to see who could provide the numbers the fastest and...
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Earth puzzle without borders

Earth puzzle without borders
Ellen Ellen 17 November, 2018
The Earth Puzzle by generative design studio Nervous System has no defined borders. You put it together how you want. Start anywhere and see where your journey takes you. This puzzle is based on an icosahedral map projection and has the topology of a s...
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Cheap labor to power artificial intelligence

Cheap labor to power artificial intelligence
Ellen Ellen 17 November, 2018
Artificial intelligence, given its name, sounds like a computer learns everything its own. However, a set of algorithms can only become useful if there’s something to learn from: data. Dave Lee for BBC reports on a company in Kenya that supplies trainin...
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Midterm shifts versus the 2016 election

Midterm shifts versus the 2016 election
Sean Sean 17 November, 2018
The Guardian goes with scaled, angled arrows to show the Republican and Democrat swings in these midterms for the House compared against those of 2016. It reminds me of the classic wind-like map by The New York Times from 2012, but the angles seem to g...
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Data feminism

Data feminism
Sean Sean 7 November, 2018
Data grows more intertwined with the everyday and more involved in important decisions. However, data is biased in many ways from collection, to analysis, and the conclusions, which is a problem when it is often intended to provide an objective point of...
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✚ how to make frequency trails in r

✚ how to make frequency trails in r
Sean Sean 2 November, 2018
MembershipCourses TutorialsGuidesBecome a Member | Log inTutorials  /  R By Nathan Yau Also known as ridgeline plots, the method overlaps time series for a 3-D-ish view of the data. While perhaps not the most visually efficient, the allure is undeniabl...
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Xkcd maps 2018 midterm election challengers

Xkcd maps 2018 midterm election challengers
Jetcy Jetcy 2 November, 2018
Randall Munroe, Kelsey Harris, and Max Goodman for xkcd mapped all the challengers for the the upcoming midterm elections. Names are colored by political party. They are sized by the level of office a candidate is running for and the chances of success....
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What is medical marijuana & cbd actually effective for?

What is medical marijuana & cbd actually effective for?
Sharper Sharper 1 November, 2018
SectionshomeaboutblogdatabookstrainingcontactTrendinginteractivebelieffoodhealthideasscienceweb-techConnectfacebooktwitterinstagrampinterestRSS feedfacebooktwitterinstagramRSS feedSearch SearchE.g:Billion dollar-o-gramBased on a true storyMountains out ...
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Visualizing science

Visualizing science
Sharper Sharper 26 October, 2018
Jen Christiansen spoke about her extensive experience as a graphics editor for Scientific American. Her talk notes span a wide range of topics from the “rules”, the spectrum of visualization, and collaboration: [S]ome of my favorite recent Scientific A...
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✚ enjoy the curve, tools and additional resources roundup – october 2018

✚ enjoy the curve, tools and additional resources roundup – october 2018
Sharper Sharper 25 October, 2018
Most people interested in visualization have made a chart with Microsoft Excel. For your basic charts, it’s really easy, and it works well for what it was intended for. You have a spreadsheet of data, highlight the columns of interest, and then click a ...
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Tree of life

Tree of life
Sean Sean 25 October, 2018
MembershipCourses TutorialsGuidesBecome a Member | Log inNetwork Visualization  /  evolution, life From Evogeneao: This Tree of Life diagram is based primarily on the evolutionary relationships so wonderfully related in Dr. Richard Dawkins’ The Ancest...
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