1984: We can't talk here, they might have bugs to wiretap us.

2018: Bug, order me some pizza!

Hey folks. A publication I work for is currently commissioning short pieces of data journalism. Show more

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Been playing around with Observable, and I had a go at replicating a lovely bit of computer art I saw in Paris last week: beta.observablehq.com/@duncang

Hello everyone at OpenVisConf18 in Paris! I basically don't know anyone, so feel free to say hi if you see me wandering around. Would love to meet some new friends :)

Please take a moment and fill out the 2018 Data Visualization Survey: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAI

Elijah Meeks did this last year, and provide lots of good insights and discussions around the data viz industry

“Design for an Audience”

A+ talk, featuring years of superlative work, by @13pt. Thanks, Jonathan, for so often documenting your presentations online.

Interesting chart from Washington Post, a circle beeswarm, with circle packing within each parent node. washingtonpost.com/graphics/20

I haven't tried it yet, but RStudio just rolled out experimental support for previewing D3 scripts. R to D3 is a pretty scary bridge that I haven't fully made it across, but the r2d3 package looks like it makes the journey a lot easier.

Would you kind folks mind helping me track down a viz that I remember seeing, but can't find now? Show more

My second-ever data visualisation is live! It's about the world's endangered languages. Any feedback from you seasoned pros would be very welcome :)

👋 I would like to share some of latest visualisation I've been working on with @zimrick .

Together with the talented people at datastory.se/, we analysed around 500,000 articles published in Swedish media in 2017 to determine how many times countries were mentioned.

Based on this we produced two stories:

1. a case study on 3 underreported countries (datastory.se/story/tre-underbe)

2. and index of all the reported countries in 2017 (datastory.se/story/medieskugga)

I needed to make an SVG star for something at work and it led me down a rabbit hole, as these things do, that led me to make this: beta.observablehq.com/@anbnyc/

Found this new project on Twitter today: plotparade.com

Combines data viz and graphic design using D3.js templates.

Thought I'd try one out for myself. Really cool concept!

The next project I'll be working on involves a world map with lots of dots on it. I'm going to need it to look nice on mobile, which feels like it's going to be a challenge. Does anyone have any design tips or examples of world maps where mobile has been done well?

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