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✚ How to Make Symbol-based Glyph Charts, with R Examples

Using geometric shapes as an encoding can provide another dimension to your charts. Read More

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Making map art in R

If you can make maps in your software and customize the aesthetics, you can make map art. Esteban Moro outlined how he made a personalized map in R: For my map art, I wanted to create something more personal: a combination of those beautiful street maps with personal mobility. That is, the city and how we navigate it. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create those street maps for...

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Presidential Plinko

To visualize uncertainty in election forecasts, Matthew Kay from Northwestern University used a Plinko metaphor. The height of each board is based on the distribution of the forecast, and each ball drop is a potential outcome. The animation plays to eventually shows a full distribution. See it in action. (And Kay made his R code available on GitHub.) Tags: election, Matthew Kay, Plinko, R, uncertainty

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Friends sitcom transcript dataset

For your analytical perusal, Emil Hvitfeldt provides ten seasons’ worth of scripts from the Friends sitcom in an easy-to-use R package: The goal of friends to provide the complete script transcription of the Friends sitcom. The data originates from the Character Mining repository which includes references to scientific explorations using this data. This package simply provides the data in tibble format instead of json files. The ten seasons ran from...

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✚ How to Untangle a Spaghetti Line Chart (with R Examples)

Put multiple time series lines on the same plot, and you quickly end up with a mess. Here are practical ways to clean it up. Read More

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Using a slime mold simulation for generative art

Slime mold are single-celled organisms that can work together to form multicellular structures. Antonio Sánchez Chinchón used slime mold simulations generate these images: This post talks about a generative system called Physarum model, which simulates the evolution of a colony of extremely simple organisms that, under certain environmental conditions, result into complex behaviors. Apart from the scientific interest of the topic, this model produce impressive images like this one, that...

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✚ How to Make a Spiral Chart in R

Using a spiral might not be the best way to encode data. But here's how to do it anyway. Just in case. Read More

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✚ How to Make Animated Histograms in R, with ggplot and gganimate

Make them move to show a shift in distributions over time. Read More

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✚ How to Visualize Anomalies in Time Series Data in R, with ggplot

Quickly see what's below and above average through the noise and seasonal trends. Read More

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How to Flatten the Curve, a Social Distancing Simulation and Tutorial

Using R, we look at how your decreased interaction with others can help slow the spread of infectious diseases. Read More

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