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Visual narrative of six asylum seekers

We often visualize migration and people movement as lines that go from point A to point B. While this can be interesting for overall trends, we lose something about the…Tags: asylum, migration

LEGO color scheme classifications

Nathanael Aff poked at LEGO brickset data with some text mining methods in search for recurring color schemes in LEGO sets. This is what he got.…Tags: color, Lego

Computer uses wind to mine cryptocurrency and then fund climate research

HARVEST is an art piece by Julian Oliver that consists of a 4G-connected waterproof computer connected to a wind turbine. While it is powered by the wind, the computer mines…Tags: climate, crytocurrency

Art piece uses wind energy to mine cryptocurrency and then fund climate research

HARVEST is an art piece by Julian Oliver that consists of a 4G-connected waterproof computer connected to a wind turbine. While it is powered by the wind, the computer mines…Tags: climate, crytocurrency

Semiotic, a visualization framework

Elijah Meeks released Semiotic into the wild. It's a framework that allows quick charts but provides flexibility for custom stuff. Semiotic is a React-based data visualization framework. You can see…Tags: framework, React

Aviation tracker with depth

I've grown bored of maps that show commuter traffic, but for whatever reason, air traffic maps continue to seem interesting. Add this fun experiment by Jacob Wasilkowski to the list.…Tags: flights

How I Made That: Searchable Time Series Chart

When there are too many options or categories, it can be helpful to make the data searchable.

Tour of Saturn through Cassini, the satellite that crashes on Friday

About two decades ago, the Cassini satellite headed towards Saturn and has been orbiting the planet for 13 years. The satellite is scheduled to crash into Saturn's atmosphere on Friday…Tags: National Geographic, Saturn, space