Fastest way to alphabetize your bookshelf

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Sorting algorithms. Apparently there are an endless number of ways to visualize them in various contexts, and somehow it never gets old. Here sorting in the context of books on a shelf.

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

Causes of Death

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There are rules—usually for specific chart types meant to be read in a specific way—that you shouldn’t break. When they are, everyone loses. This is that small handful.