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I’m formulating a plan for inclusion efforts on, with the goal of making this a more diverse (and therefore more valuable and sustainable) social space.

But… I don't know what I'm doing! Please review and comment to me here, or in the doc:


For my next DIY project, I successfully made my own cold brew coffee this weekend. ☕️

It turns out it's not rocket science, and coincidentally, the coffee shop markup on cold brew is insane. I mean, it takes less energy and is way easier to make than hot-brewed coffee, so it should actually cost less. 🙂

Happy independence day (for those in the US)!

I successfully executed a DIY electrical repair yesterday, without electrocuting myself. So, yeah, I'm feeling , at least from having to shell out $200 to an electrician. ⚡️💸

Handheld Multi-frame Super-resolution

Great video demo showing a new image process that squeezes more pixels out of the pixels you already have. I ♥️ smart people!

Wonderful interactive illustrating principles of diffusion in networks.

(Recent measles outbreaks are top of mind for me right now.)

Hi, folks. I no longer have the capacity to run Thank you for all of your donations over the past year to cover the costs. We're now spending ~$55/mo. on hosting, plus some administrative costs (like the domain name).

Anyone interested in shepherding

So many spam accounts, so little time. May have to lock down new registrations for a while and clean house.

Amazing narrative video illustration of wealth inequality and a clear explanation of a “wealth tax”:

For those of you who are thinking about diversity, inclusion and representativity in dataviz and what you can do, I wrote a blog post of my experience using an inclusion rider as a speaker at a data-related conference.

Hi, folks! Apparently we are up to ~4,000 users here on Exciting!

I haven't been super active here (busy with lots of projects), but if you are getting something out of it, please consider a donation:

I just upgraded our hosting plan to ~USD$45 per month to handle all your toots. So, yeah, there's no such thing as a free toot. 🍍

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