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Generate your own fantasy map

Aug 12, 2016

Martin O’Leary made a Twitter bot, Uncharted Atlas, that posts automatically generated fantasy maps. Recently, he described how these maps are generated and how you can do it yourself, complete with a step-by-step clickety explanation and Python/JavaScript code for the backend.

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One Dataset, Visualized 25 Ways

“Let the data speak” they say. But what happens when the data rambles on and on?

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.

Shifting Incomes for American Jobs

For various occupations, the difference between the person who makes the most and the one who makes the least can be significant.

Best Data Visualization Projects of 2016

Here are my favorites for the year.