OpenVis Conf talks all online

Posted to Visualization  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

If you’re looking for a knowledge bomb during your lunch breaks, the OpenVis Conf talks from this year are all online. Naturally, you can sift through the talks with a visual interface that gives you a good idea of what each talk is about before you get into it. Nice.

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Years You Have Left to Live, Probably

The individual data points of life are much less predictable than the average. Here’s a simulation that shows you how much time is left on the clock.

Top Brewery Road Trip, Routed Algorithmically

There are a lot of great craft breweries in the United States, but there is only so much time. This is the computed best way to get to the top rated breweries and how to maximize the beer tasting experience. Every journey begins with a single sip.

Most popular porn searches, by state

We’ve seen that we can learn from what people search for, through the eyes of Google suggestions: state stereotypes, national …

A Day in the Life of Americans

I wanted to see how daily patterns emerge at the individual level and how a person’s entire day plays out. So I simulated 1,000 of them.