Accidental aRt

Posted to Visualization  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

There comes a time late at night when your screen grows fuzzy and the code runs together. Mistakes happen, and with visualization, the bugs often manifest themselves into abstract images that sort of resemble data. The Accidental aRt tumblr highlights these visual mistakes through the eyes of buggy R code. Ooo, infinite rainbow.

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