Hi Data viz peeps!
@lisacrost is doing a data viz book club, the last round was pretty fun and maybe some of you would like to join 😁
If you want to read more about it check out this post!
Under the sun
There's one spot in the world right now,
where the sun is exactly overhead,
and it's this one:
Apply for the Information+ conference diversity scholarship by July 10: http://informationplusconference.com/#diversity
Here's my (delayed) latest monthly round-up of the best data visualisation stuff found during January http://www.visualisingdata.com/2018/04/best-visualisation-web-january-2018/ (posted image, work by @smallmultiples)
I've been thinking a lot about transitions in D3/dataviz recently and decided to put my thoughts down in a visual essay (using Observable): https://beta.observablehq.com/@anbnyc/the-space-between. I'm interested to hear what you think because I'm planning to give this as a talk at an upcoming meetup. Thanks!
I released a new post for Planet—side views of the most vertical places on Earth, via satellite. It was incredibly rewarding putting these together after scoping them out in Google Earth and imagining how they’d look. In my opinion the angle makes them look more real than most pics from space. https://medium.com/planet-stories/earths-wonders-like-you-ve-never-seen-them-before-ac9e2f39aa56
sneak preview of new blog post I've been working on. Join me for an introduction to Altair - a new(ish) python package for declarative interactive data visualization!
done in my traditional far-to-wordy rambling style.
But I am really excited about using Altair, and hopefully you will be too after reading 1/3rd this post before giving up and just reading the Altair docs!
http://informationplusconference.com/ call for proposals. 2016 was fantastic. 2018 will be equally stellar, if the quality of the website is any indication. :) (Always judge a conference by its website UX.)
Hey everyone! Stefanie Posavec and I are offering two full-day data visualization workshops in June! One in Chicago and the other in DC. Check it out: https://policyviz.com/2018/03/06/data-designed-workshop/
Hi all, i'm a research professor at FH Potsdam, which means i run courses and projects on data visualization, in particular in the context of changing cities and cultural collections.
Two quick plugs:
- we have an open position:
https://www.fh-potsdam.de/fileadmin/user_dateien/1_informieren/D_Profil/a_Stellenanzeigen/20180305.aka.MA.Doerk.02_2018._E_.pdf (apply by 5 March)
- Information+ conference is coming to Potsdam: 19-21 October 2018. more infos soon: http://informationplusconference.com/
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
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Hey folks, I just joined the club. Looks like an awesome place! Thanks @scott for creating it. Looking forward to seeing what we can do here ...
#introductions My name is Lisa, and writing blog posts about data vis is my day job at Datawrapper: https://blog.datawrapper.de/
Before that, I wrote a personal blog and worked for newsrooms (http://lisacharlotterost.de/).
Excited to be here!
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