You know those compressed movie barcodes that we saw last week? Here’s a Python script by Benoît Romito to make your own. Run a .avi format movie through, and voila. Free gift idea: digitize some old home movies and make a personalized barcode for your family.
Code to make your own movie barcodes available
Life expectancy changes
The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.
Causes of Death
There are many ways to die. Cancer. Infection. Mental. External. This is how different groups of people died over the past 10 years, visualized by age.