📈 Chart of the week: @email@example.com makes great charts that go beyond what you thought was possible with @firstname.lastname@example.org. Check out his very complicated, very simple range plot. https://blog.datawrapper.de/weeklychart-90degreedotplot/
Flat is a pure-Python 2D drawing library "for creating and manipulating digital forms of fine arts. [...] It grew out of the needs for generative design, architecture and art." exports to SVG and so easily embeds in a jupyter notebook (`display(SVG(page.svg())`). I have been looking for something like this forever, it's a little quirky but seems too good to be true
AWS gives open source the middle finger.
So I cast off my 2018 temperature blanket on Jan 1st and I am so pleased with how it turned out. I knit one garter stitch row every day for 365 days based on the daily high temp for my city. It was a very rewarding project. #knitting
"Facebook allowed Microsoft’s Bing search engine to see the names of virtually all Facebook users’ friends without consent, the records show, and gave Netflix and Spotify the ability to read Facebook users’ private messages.
The social network permitted Amazon to obtain users’ names and contact information through their friends, and it let Yahoo view streams of friends’ posts as recently as this summer."
#Job alert! We're looking for a data visualisation producer to join our team at ONS. Take a look and ask any questions. https://www.civilservicejobs.service.gov.uk/csr/jobs.cgi?jcode=1613292
NEW POST: The Little of Visualisation Design, part 57: misleading baseline styling http://www.visualisingdata.com/2018/12/the-little-of-visualisation-design-part-57/ … #LittleVis
Our frontend developer @email@example.com built the most beautiful small multiple pie & donut charts: https://blog.datawrapper.de/better-piecharts/
So, I've imported ~25Gb of music from the Free Music Archive on https://open.audio using this method.
It worked beautifully, and it's now available for the whole #Funkwhale federation. Follow this library from your Funkwhale instance and you'll have access to it:
You can also visit https://open.audio/library/ directly to listen to all this new content! (you don't need an account ;)
so close! 🙏 https://thecorrespondent.com?ref=33beac5b
In light of the FusionTables shut-down announcement yesterday we need to think about the durability and sustainability of online data journalism -- especially the interactive pieces.
The Guardian "warlogs" interactive from 2010 is 404ing and embedded FusionTables are already down https://www.theguardian.com/warlogs
The "dark age of data journalism" seems to be here already https://www.vox.com/2015/11/9/9623002/data-journalism-archive
"Google is so close to almost complete control of the infrastructure of our online lives that it may not be profitable to continue to fight this. [..] If you care about what’s happening with online life today, take another look at Firefox" 🦊🦊🦊
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