Procedurally generated spaceships

Jun 24, 2016

Video game developer Michael Davies provides a Blender script to procedurally generate pretty 3-D spaceships. Enter your parameters, such as number of hull segments, scaling, and rotation, and you’ve got a new vehicle for the stars. [via @albertocairo]

Favorites

Pizza Place Geography

Most of the major pizza chains are within a 5-mile …

This is an American Workday, By Occupation

I simulated a day for employed Americans to see when and where they work.

Visualizing the Uncertainty in Data

Data is an abstraction, and it’s impossible to encapsulate everything it represents in real life. So there is uncertainty. Here are ways to visualize the uncertainty.

Reviving the Statistical Atlas of the United States with New Data

Due to budget cuts, there is no plan for an updated atlas. So I recreated the original 1870 Atlas using today’s publicly available data.