A question for the D3 pros: what tools do you use for data munging? Javascript, Spreadsheets, SQL (or an ORM), R or Python, something else? If you use JS for most of it, I'd love to know more specifics regarding libraries (or maybe you're just aces with Array.prototype methods)

NEW POST: A further update about the Chartmaker Directory as it tip-toes towards its first anniversary of existence visualisingdata.com/2018/06/up

when you visualize a dataset censored by github, where do you like to host the {dataset,code,site}?

“Voyages in sentence space” by Robin Sloan:

robinsloan.com/voyages-in-sent

Think gradients, but for sentences, courtesy of neural networks. 😮

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.)

Updated the vis.social “banner” image to be more colorful and interesting. This image appears in “cards” when you link to vis.social from those “other” services. 🙂

vis.social/media/OLiAy4xkMgWPY

Android users on here: you might find the Tusky app to be a more polished interface than the web app.

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