Inside out map of the Grand Canyon
John Nelson turned the Grand Canyon inside out to understand the magnitude better:
Some of my earliest memories of the place had to do with the trippy feeling of my eyes and mind trying to make sense of the scale. I had seen many mountain ranges and vistas, including some on the way, but the vast negative space played havoc with my perception of magnitude. I’ve felt it a few times since, but never like that first Grand Canyon overlook.
Instructions included on how to do this in ArcGIS Pro.
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Symbols-based Unit Charts to Show Counts in R
Add visual weight by using individual items to show counts.
How to Make Slopegraphs in R
Also known as specialized or custom line charts. Figure out how to draw lines with the right spacing and pointed in the right direction, and you’ve got your slopegraphs.
How to Download and Use Online Data with Arduino
Before you can do anything with data, you have to get it into the application. Working with an Arduino is no different. Although the process is changes, if you’re used to working with desktop software.
How We Spend Our Money, a Breakdown
We know spending changes when you have more money. Here’s by how much.
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.
10 Best Data Visualization Projects of 2015
These are my picks for the best of 2015. As usual, they could easily appear in a different order on a different day, and there are projects not on the list that were also excellent.