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Flooh @drawingdata@vis.social

I was wondering what you think about a stepwise (?) interpolation for line charts (instead of linear)? I've been using it for election results recently as I think it's a better representation of the data (as the results do not change over time, but on election day).

I've also used it for displaying multiple results at a time, and while I was happy with the bar/density-like effect between the changes at first, I'm starting to think linear is somewhat clearer in this case.

TIL completely horizontal or vertical svg paths disappear when using a linear gradient as stroke (solutions are to use userSpaceOnUse as gradientUnits or to make them just a little uneven).

Btw I think TIL does not really capture the whole emotional kaleidoscope of such trial-and-error moments...

From the Berliner Morgenpost, the sound of the decline of the Social Democratic Party (based on polls): interaktiv.morgenpost.de/spd-a

i tried a little "handdrawn" highlighting:
(the whole piece can be found here, but beware, it's in german drawingdata.net/tirol2018)

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In case you're interested how the auto-detection of colorblind issues in Datawrapper works, I wrote it all down in an interactive blog post vis4.net/blog/2018/02/automate vis.social/media/JoiAHRvIu0Bvx vis.social/media/Jv8iNeTpJVhIj

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Hey y'all, I am *very* excited to launch a new Datawrapper feature today:

We added an integrated color blindness simulation and *automated color checking*!

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Here's the blog post explaining it all blog.datawrapper.de/colorblind

my first steps with an observable notebook (a little poll viewer): beta.observablehq.com/@ginseng

really amazing what you can do - and i'm sure i don't understand the half of it yet. great tool and fun to use, especially for my trial-error-approach to coding.

a little brush () on an election map (austria), and finally the brush stays on resize - the little things that make me happy (and keep me far too long in front of the screen) vis.social/media/ah8lZsHNQnlkS

first, i work as a political scientist in austria, and try to turn all those crosstabs in something less crosstabely (collected at drawingdata.net, although mostly german). i mostly enjoy the moment when some code just miracolously works (thank you ) - and yes, of course, i just followed @scott here from the birdy