I’m formulating a plan for inclusion efforts on vis.social, 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. 🙂
Hey Mastodon admins: Anyone have ideas on how to direct people to my donate links? See my post: https://discourse.joinmastodon.org/t/insert-custom-text-in-web-ui/2036
Happy independence day (for those in the US)!
I successfully executed a DIY electrical repair yesterday, without electrocuting myself. So, yeah, I'm feeling #independent, 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!
Can “Indie” Social Media Save Us?
The New Yorker
Wonderful interactive illustrating principles of diffusion in networks. https://meltingasphalt.com/interactive/going-critical/
(Recent measles outbreaks are top of mind for me right now.)
Work ↓ http://feed.grantcuster.com/post/20190416T152158710Z HCL hue rotation as calendar from https://observablehq.com/@grantcuster/hcl-hue-rotation-as-calendar
Props to the Pudding for being brilliant as always: https://pudding.cool/2019/04/text-prediction/
Listening to become more human. Such an important conversation (to listen to): https://listenerspodcast.uoregon.edu/2018/08/09/8-celeste-headlee-listening-to-become-more-human/
Amazing narrative video illustration of wealth inequality and a clear explanation of a “wealth tax”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTwPHuE_HrU
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. https://www.chezvoila.com/blog/inclusionrider
OMG @sophiewarnes you are awesome for sharing this: https://www.reddit.com/r/dataisbeautiful/comments/azjti7/leonardo_dicaprio_refuses_to_date_a_woman_over_25/
Everyone, go sign up for Sophie's email newsletter, Fair Warning. It's great.
@Typographigirl What a great username. Welcome!
Hi, folks! Apparently we are up to ~4,000 users here on vis.social. 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: https://vis.social/about/more
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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