Please join us for the virtual launch of Data Visualization In Society, an open access book edited by Martin Engebretsen and Helen Kennedy, and published by Amsterdam University Press. The launch will take place online on Wednesday 6th May at 4pm UK time. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/data-visualization-in-society-virtual-book-launch-tickets-103336759028
Observable's new dataflow visualizer is so rad!
I made a janky simulation inspired by Harry Stevens's awesome Washington Post piece.
Work ↓ http://feed.grantcuster.com/post/20200226T162619188Z I wrote about the trade-offs involved in using Vim-style navigation for the https://constraint.systems projects. from https://scrawl.grantcuster.com/2020-057-42.html
I really enjoyed that Molly Young piece on tech garbage language, but also people who complain about "learnings" annoy me more than people who use "learnings". https://www.vulture.com/2020/02/spread-of-corporate-speak.html
"The meaningful threat of garbage language — the reason it is not just annoying but malevolent — is that it confirms delusion as an asset in the workplace."
Molly Young on corporate garbage language:
Haven't tried it, but Siuba looks like an exciting dplyr port for python. Might need to update my bs rationalizations for why I like R more than Python now. https://siuba.readthedocs.io/en/latest/index.html
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