One personal top takeaway from #VisualizingKnowledge was @email@example.com ’s talk about a Uni Potsdam project called Senses, with many interesting work-in-progress visualizations. It is about creating #explorable climate change scenarios for mitigation & adaptation. More details promised online soonish. uclab.fh-potsdam.de/projects/sense…
Amazing yet creepy tech demo, with oh so many unanticipated consequences… https://petapixel.com/2018/04/23/nvidias-ai-powered-content-aware-fill-is-mind-blowing/
Hi everyone! Does anyone have favorite resources, links or opinions on designing for people with low-vision? My daughter has low visual acuity due to small ocular nerves, and I'm trying to learn more about how to design to better serve her. Thanks!!
“Does free speech mean literally anyone can say anything at any time? Or is it actually more conducive to the free exchange of ideas if we create a platform where women and people of color can say what they want without thousands of people screaming, ‘Fuck you, light yourself on fire, I know where you live’? If your entire answer to that very difficult question is ‘Free speech,’ then, I’m sorry, that tells me that you’re not really paying attention.” —Reddit gen. counsel
I'm trying out Tableau and did a story using the World Happiness Report 2018. I would love your feedback!
This is a thread about computers.
I have a lot to say.
I might not be able to finish right now.
I'm going to post unlisted.
I like clicking too 😂
This is the best intro to 🐘 I’ve seen yet, addressing technical and cultural factors.
“An increasingly less-brief introduction to Mastodon” by @noelle
Upgraded vis.social to the next tier hosting plan, as we’ve now got almost 1,000 members! 😮
To help this experiment succeed, please contribute!
1. Share your questions, feedback, critiques, and works-in-progress. 🎨
2. Help invite & welcome others. Be as inclusive as possible. 🤝
3. Donate a little 💰, if you are in a comfortable position to do so (but 1 & 2 are more important).
Hi! I was thinking on doing a Master or someting similar in Data Journalism or Data Visualization, any favorite place? or is it a bad idea? I'd love to hear your thoughts 🤓
Always exciting to cross that threshold when some niche thing you’ve been participating in becomes “big enough” to be validated by coverage in a mainstream news media outlet:
Congrats, team 🐘!
So, uh, if you have #bitcoin you might want to get rid of it unless you want to be raided for possession of child porn: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/mar/20/child-abuse-imagery-bitcoin-blockchain-illegal-content
That's not an exaggeration, apparently there's literally CP /in the #blockchain/.
"The child will notify the parent when it dies"
"If the parent dies before the child, it has no parent to notify, so it becomes a zombie"
Someone didn't think these terms through when inventing processes