Tag: DATA VISUALISATION

Readings for Lunch — [ 08 Dec 2017 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Flowers in a Silver Vase (detail) – Willem van Aelst (full painting)

DATA VISUALISATION

The Stories Behind a Line

A visual narrative of six asylum seekers' routes, that travelled from their hometown to Italy. This project wants to tell their stories through the data that shaped their personal travelling line.

CSS

Enduring CSS – Video

Ben Frain, creator of Enduring CSS (ECSS), has given a talk about how to use this methodology as architecture of large-scale projects. Un-missable!

Readings for Lunch — [ 18 Jul 2017 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Water park in Jiangxi province, China (source)

DATA VISUALISATION

Bundle Buddy

Via Rafa Yepes
Susie Lu‏ and Sam Saccone have built a tool to detect (and visualise) shared code across JS bundles. In this long and detail article Susie explains which data-viz techniques and UI iterations they went through to build Bundle Buddy.

PERFORMANCE

Adventures in Microbenchmarking

It’s common practice to write a microbenchmark: a small program that runs just the code you’re interested in and measures how well it performs. But be warned: microbenchmarks are fraught with peril, even for experts.

Readings for Lunch — [ 08 Jun 2017 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Uncropped version of Jeff Widener's famous photo of Tank Man on Tiananmen Square, Beijing, 1989 (source)

SOFTWARE

You Are Not Google

We like to think that we’re hyper-rational, but when we have to choose a technology, we end up looking at what "the bigs" do and blindly follow their choices without first understanding the problems they are trying to solve.

DATA VISUALISATION

Roman Roads

Via Paolo Pustorino
A very interesting take on history, maps and visual design. A subway-style diagram of the major Roman roads, based on the Empire of ca. 125 AD.

Readings for Lunch — [ 28 Feb 2017 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Drizzle – Ruslan Bayramkulov (source)

DIVERSITY

The power of role models

The best way to improve the representation of women is not to recruit them, important though that is, but to promote them. To have them talking on a stage, in a board room, in a school class. To create role models.

DATA VISUALISATION

The Real Difference Between Google And Apple

Google and Apple are both hyper-successful companies, but chart their patents, and they have completely different innovation signatures..