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Dashing Data Viz - Issue 230
Curated news, articles and jobs related to Data Visualization.
March 14 2023
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Data Visualization Articles & Videos
Selection of the *coolest* 3D maps, visuals, and map-like worlds from the past months you don't want to miss [Twitter Thread]
Here is a selection of the *coolest* 3D maps, visuals, and map-like worlds from the past months you don't want to miss. Wonderful dynamic, interactive, static, creative or artistic visuals PART 3. #Dataviz #3dMap #GIS #3D #Cartography #GISchat 1/20…
Slice and Dice Your Graph Data With Neo4j Bloom
You can display different Neo4j graphs and explore graph data using the search feature, expanding it visually or by using custom Cypher queries…now we’ve added a new feature to interactively explore your graph changing by values on your nodes and relationships — The Slicer!
Every Possible Wordle Solution Visualized
As I've been playing over the last year, my curiosity has had me wondering things like "how many possible words are there?", "how many words start and end with the same letter?", and "how many words use Y as the only vowel?". To try to answer those questions, and more, I built this Wordle visualization tool!…
Over the past few months, I've spoken with lots of early-career devs who are getting more and more anxious about AI. They've seen the increasingly-impressive demos from tools like GPT-4, and they worry that by the time they're fluent in HTML/CSS/JS, there won't be any jobs left for them…I couldn't disagree more…So, in this blog post, I'm going to share my hypothesis for what will happen…
The Road To ggplot2 In WebR, Part 1: The Road Is Paved With Good Base R Plots
I have graphics working in Vanilla JS WebR, now, and I’ll cover the path to that in two parts…The intent was to jump straight into ggplot2-land, but, as you saw in my previous post, WASM’d ggplot2 is a bear. And, I really didn’t grok what the WebR site docs were saying about how to deal with the special WebR
canvas()device until I actually tried to work with it and failed miserably…You will need to have gotten caught up on the previous WebR blog posts and experiments as I’m just covering some of the gnarly bits…
Finding My Way: A Journey Through Maps and Cherry Blossoms
Last weekend, as we marveled at the beauty of Cherry Blossoms in our backyard I came up with an idea to use Map to show the famous places to see cherry blossoms in US. I asked my kids to pick some cherry blossoms from our backyard and I went to the printer to grab the map…We then put them on the map to represent the locations famous for Cherry Blossoms…
Hiring experienced software engineers who are passionate about data viz for the Visualization team at Databricks [Twitter Thread]
We're hiring experienced software engineers who are passionate about data viz for the Visualization team at Databricks…If u're interested, apply to our Frontend or Full-stack role in Seattle or SF and indicate that u're interested in the Viz team…
Every Tree in New York
Nature recently published a dataset (Feb. 2023) containing details information on six million trees across NYC. Scroll and zoom for your viewing pleasure…
How I make Eurostat maps with R [Video]
If you ever wondered how to make pretty choropleth maps of Europe, are in the right place for a good time! This tutorial walks you through the process of loading Eurostat data into R and making an effective map of GDP per capita in Europe…
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