A thousand ways to draw a thing

Posted to Data Art  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Google released the Quick, Draw! dataset, so the closer looks at the collection of 100,000 sketches are coming in. This fun piece by Yannick Assogba uses principal components to arrange doodles in some organized way.

Reminiscent of Aaron Koblin’s classic The Sheep Market.

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