Time-lapse writing of a research paper

Posted to Visualization  |  Tags: , ,  |  Nathan Yau

A research paper version of Noah Kalina’s photo project by Timothy Weninger. Weninger saved versions of the paper at various stages of writing, and strung them together in a time-lapse video. It reminds me of Ben Fry’s On the Origin of Species.

I wish I had done this with my dissertation. [via @revodavid]

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