For anyone who watched the presidential debates, I think it was fairly obvious what emotion each candidate projected at various moments. However, a group of graduate students from Columbia University applied computer vision and sentiment analysis to get a more quantitative gauge. Because, sure, why not. Sarah Slobin for Quartz explains the results.
Sentiment analysis on Trump and Clinton faces during debate
Projects by FlowingData See All →
Mapping the Spread of Obesity
A look at the rise for each state over three decades, for men and women.
A Diagram of All the Batteries
After an unsuccessful battery search, the natural next step was of course to look up battery sizes and chart all of them.
The Change My Son Brought, Seen Through Personal Data
I combed through personal data that I’ve actively and passively collected since early graduate school to see how life is different now with a 6-month old.