Data Visualization and D3.js Newsletter Issue 203 Weekly Data Visualization and D3.js Newsletter

Hi Friends -

Welcome to issue 203 of the Weekly Newsletter.

Onwards to this week's links...



Data Visualization Reading and Videos

  • Awesome Interactive Journalism
    An opinionated list of best practice examples of data journalism and visualization projects. The goal of this list is not to list all projects out there, but to list the most outstanding examples of visual and interactive journalism. It is sorted by alphabet, so that there is no ranking...
  • Advice from FT and WSJ for getting started with interactive graphics
    The ability to work with data, including how to scrape, interpret and visualise information, is a skill most newsrooms require of their journalists nowadays...Some news organisations offer data journalism workshops as part of their staff training, but there are also many resources available online for reporters and freelancers looking to get started in what has started to be seen as a 'new normal' rather than a specialism in recent years...

D3.js Reading and Videos

  • Brush Handles d3v4
    This example demonstrates how to add visible and draggable handles to D3’s d3.brush component, rather than that relying on the invisible boundary of the brush extent. The handle sizes here are exaggerated for demonstration purposes!...
  • Guitar Hero
    d3-bboxCollide using forceSimulation tied to requestAnimationFrame to create new nodes and decrease the value (and hence size) of existing nodes to create a kind of guitar hero receding viz...
  • Kaplin-Meier Survival Curve with Left-Truncated Data
    Each bar in the top chart represents an individual's time of entry and exit from a study. The color of the bar indicates which type of exit they had. The bottom chart is a Kaplan-Meier survival curve representing the "survival" of individuals at a given time point. E.g. If the K-M curve = 0.7 at a time of 6 years then 70% of individuals have yet to have the event of study at that time (have survived)...

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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