Last year, BuzzFeed News went looking for surveillance flight paths from the FBI and Homeland Security. Peter Aldhous describes how they did it. They used machine learning — a random forest algorithm to be more specific — to find the spy planes, which as you might expect tended to circle around more than normal flights.
Machine learning to find spy planes
10 Best Data Visualization Projects of 2017
It was a rough year, which brought about a lot of good work. Here are my favorite data visualization projects of the year.
Unemployment in America, Mapped Over Time
Watch the regional changes across the country from 1990 to 2016.
Famous Movie Quotes as Charts
In celebration of their 100-year anniversary, the American Film Institute …