The Thinking Machine, by Martin Wattenberg and Marek Walczak, shows you the thought process of a computer trying to win at chess. There have been several iterations that date back to 2002, but the most recent iteration was built for modern browsers and you can play against the computer.
Play chess against the machine and see what it’s thinking
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A Day in the Life: Women and Men
Using the past couple of years of data from the American Time Use Survey, I simulated a working day for men and women to see how schedules differ. Watch it play out in this animation.
It’s hard to think of much else. These maps show the racial divide between black and white people in major cities.
Happiness and Health
When one goes down, so does the other. If only there were a way to keep more people healthy.