A rare social network diagram spotted in the wild on bloomberg.com. They also used (fake?) networks as background illustration for pull-out quotes /cc @jwyg https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2018-palantir-peter-thiel/
Upgraded vis.social to the next tier hosting plan, as we’ve now got almost 1,000 members! 😮
To help this experiment succeed, please contribute!
1. Share your questions, feedback, critiques, and works-in-progress. 🎨
2. Help invite & welcome others. Be as inclusive as possible. 🤝
3. Donate a little 💰, if you are in a comfortable position to do so (but 1 & 2 are more important).
Did you say #treelove, @scott? Data comic #3, more info at https://medium.com/@Matt1Hong/data-comic-3-the-colors-of-fall-in-new-york-city-252917294b33
Thanks for everyone on their input. There's a lot of room for experimentation, as I have with colors and speech bubbles here. So criticisms are always welcome
#DeleteFacebook: Perspective from a platform that doesn’t put democracy in peril
Ok, what do people here think about the weird 4 quadrant not-quite-pie-charts with different radii
To be honest, I have no idea how to read them. Hovering over the slices reveals the values which don't seem to add up to 100% at all.
For instance, in the second screenshot, dark gray is 72%, light gray 60%, yellow 42%, and orange is 26%.
the latest data stories episode on cognitive biases and data visualization is fantastic. make sure to listen all through the end! http://datastori.es/116-cognitive-bias-and-visualization-with-evanthia-dimara/
Thanks everyone, here's the 2nd comic of the series. Supplement is at https://medium.com/@Matt1Hong/data-comic-2-popular-painters-at-the-museum-of-modern-art-2e2ef7594ca https://vis.social/media/vixoGuNs89HnPljlEzI
I've been thinking about how we at The Economist can build a community around our data journalism and how we can make our stories work better on social media. If you're interested in that, I'd appreciate if you'd give this a look and let me know what you think:
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Not sure what's up with all this scrollytelling in this natgeo bird migration piece, but it almost ruined the whole thing for me.
I'm starting a data comic strip - here is Comic #1. Supplement at https://medium.com/@Matt1Hong/how-americans-spend-each-day-a-data-comic-51817f910dd7 https://vis.social/media/L_bqtURXLdUIpNnW4HA
Interesting observation about the possible "end of the conference era" https://marco.org/2018/01/17/end-of-conference-era
I wonder if this trend might be applying to vis conferences as well?
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 https://www.vis4.net/blog/2018/02/automate-colorblind-checking/ https://vis.social/media/JoiAHRvIu0BvxK8Mu8o https://vis.social/media/Jv8iNeTpJVhIjulb_Os
New blog post! Does mastodon parse twitter meta tags? We'll see. Advice to the newish programmer: https://macwright.org/2018/02/08/advice-to-the-newish-programmer.html