Tuesday, April 20, 2021

EarthPorn

EarthPorn is great (and safe): mapping-out awesome photographs of the world based on Reddit posts. Try the different options & design your next vacation!

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The World’s 25 Largest Lakes, Side by Side

The World’s 25 Largest Lakes, Side by Side is nothing special, but a great visualization. Looking at the shapes of these lakes...it would be great to a) take say all lakes in the USA, b) determine their shape (e.g. roundness, elongation, etc.), and c) correlate that to how they formed (e.g. geologic faults, glacial erosion, etc.) - I wonder if there would be patterns?

Make a Postcard from R

Total nerd-alert here, but fun: use the ggirl R package to turn your chart into a physical postcard that will be mailed to a fellow nerd. Awesome!

Qualitative Data Viz

Open-ended questions are always tricky to visualize, but Ann K. Emery has some good suggestions here: How to Visualize Qualitative Data with Colored Phrases

Tuesday, April 13, 2021