I think the talk from TapestryConf that has stayed with me the most is Carni Klirs's project on the DC punk band Fugazi. If I end up quitting my job, it'll be Carni's fault: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYxIrhA7XCk
My #tapestryconf talk slides are now free to download! I put them on my patreon, as a convenience.
This slide shows how @RandyRainbow's video style and color stories have evolved over his career. It's still a work-in-progress, so this is a sneak peek.
I had such a wonderful time at Tapestry. Really appreciate all the work that everyone at Tableau and the University of Miami did to make the conference. A link to the slides for my talk and most of the code for the fake charts is available on my github https://github.com/a-lexwein/tapestry-utterances
related to the last toot, Ira Glass's quote about the gap between one's taste and one's ability has been on my mind a lot over the last year, and it's been awesome to see it's resonated with other data folks:
Jenny Bryan had a great talk on code smells https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91FQKciKfHI
These are the kind of things I'm working on (when I have some time on the train for #creativecommuting) .. also testing out Mastodon's image compression vs Twitter 😜 Can't be any worse... can it?
I'm in search of a good term to encompass relational data, regardless of technical implementation: rows of observations and columns of variables. The stuff in SQL databases and queries, data frames, sane excel worksheets and text files of all delimiters. I want something more technical than "rectangles" (I term I use a lot).
Clever and maybe useful barchart text function: https://gist.github.com/ltrgoddard/0f8d01bfc937fbcddef7204674b7f23d
sparkbar(c(1:5, 1:5, 6:10, 9:1))
This article is pretty consistent with my experience as a Google TVC: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-25/inside-google-s-shadow-workforce
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