Today at Apple’s WWDC, we announced Swift Charts, a new framework for making delightful, informative, and accessible charts on all Apple platforms.

would you like to work at Apple with @barik and Jeff Nichols and Amanda Swearngin and ME? … both technical ML+HCI researchers and software engineers should apply! much wow. hey :bovine:, call me maybe? @pg

I found a mastodon pelvis in the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

Lots of really cool features for making our devices more accessible from my colleagues at Apple announced today.

For all those new to Mastodon, here is a fun fact. The software is named after the extinct mammoth but there is also a fairly popular heavy metal band of the same name.

Well, looks like alt texts are a thing but there is no nice label like on Twitter (yet). I asked for it in

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New blog post! As part of the research on my upcoming books on colors in , I wrote about what's wrong with the WCAG color contrast checks that lots of organizations use – and how data vis could change once new guidelines are in place:

Today, I added a compiled to backend to Falcon to show that we can interact in real time with million-record datasets.

Try the demo at (works best in Chrome for now)

I'm excited to finally share with you a four-part blog post series I've been working on in the last few months.

They all answer one question:
Which color scale should you use for which data?

Part 1 gives the overview I always wished I could link to:

I made an Observable notebook with inline charts for your markdown and HTML blocks:

#fluffychat has been approved for the iOS AppStore! Thanks to benpa and @matrix for the help with this! You guys are awesome!

#neuesAusAkademia :
Tutor:"wo hast du DEN Code da her?"
Student :"Ah...em..Stackoverflow"
Tutor": OK. Von der Frage oder der Antwort?"

Kann ein Mann überhaupt Bundeskanzlerin sein?

important reminder that there are many histories, some of which are not receiving enough attention in teaching (pointing at myself). if we stick to the usual ones, our field's past is dominated by visualizations of war deaths, colonial exploration and capitalist trade.


My first post of 2021 is coming in hot.
Decolonizing Data Viz

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