Data Visualization and D3.js Newsletter Issue 200 Weekly Data Visualization and D3.js Newsletter

Hi Friends -

Welcome to issue 200 of the Weekly Newsletter.

Onwards to this week's links...


  • Getting Sense Of Statistics - By Eating Them
    An innovative design project dubbed Data Cuisine has turned fuzzy maths into something you can bite into – literally. The process encourages people to examine topical issues by converting data-driven dishes into conversation pieces...
  • d3-geo-voronoi
    Proposal for a D3 wrapper around Loren Petrich's Delaunay Triangulation library, to compute Voronoi Diagrams on the sphere...[check out the examples!]

Data Visualization Reading and Videos

  • How To Build An Interactive Choropleth Map With Barely Any Code
    Patrick Garvin, a designer and graphic artist with The Boston Globe, has built a handy web application called Mr. Map Generator to build interactive maps of the United States. You supply the data you want to visualize and Garvin allows you to customize how the states are shaded and how many shades you want to use...
  • i want hue
    Colors for data scientists. Generate and refine palettes of optimally distinct colors...
  • HoloViews
    HoloViews is a Python library that makes analyzing and visualizing scientific or engineering data much simpler, more intuitive, and more easily reproducible...HoloViews lets you store your data in an annotated format that is instantly visualizable, with immediate access to both the numeric data and its visualization...
  • Where to Position the Y-Axis Label
    One of the early data visualization best practices I was interested in learning more about was how and where to place my vertical axis labels. It seems like a simple, basic aspect of data visualization design...

D3.js Reading and Videos

  • d3-force Stress Test
    This is a stress test of d3-force with 5,964 nodes and 68,115 edges. Self-edges were removed from the links array. Nodes are colored by their velocity...using the mplate graph from the The University of Florida Sparse Matrix Collection....

Hope that you had a great past week and that next week is even better!

Wishing you the best, 
Sebastian Gutierrez

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