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Follow-up to the classroom-worthy visual analytics example

Did you have a chance to see the sum-to-fifteen game I learned about last week?

Here is an animated version of playing it:

And here is what it looks like if you arrange the numbers in just the right 2d grid:

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A classroom-worthy example of the power of visual analytics

I started reading an “economics of diversity” book recently, and stumbled across a great example of the power of visual analytics (included early in the book to demonstrate the value of diverse representations):

This game is hard, right? I mean I have to think about it to figure out a good move. But if you think of it visually, the right way, it is not hard.  I’ll leave it as a mystery for now, and say that I can imagine a classroom exercise on this when I next teach interactive data visualization again.


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Visualizing Uncertainty





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New words of wisdom from S Few

The Visual Perception of Variation in Data Displays

(well, it was new when I started this post)

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Javascript Things of Note

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To read: EnsembleMatrix paper

EnsembleMatrix: Interactive Visualization to Support Machine Learning with Multiple Classifiers http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/redmond/groups/cue/publications/CHI2009-EnsembleMatrix.pdf

I want one

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IDV in Python: Interactive Legend in MPLD3

We got a nice pull request for mpld3 recently, interactive legends. Another chance for me to use my new GIF animation recorder: https://github.com/jakevdp/mpld3/pull/299#issuecomment-110434953

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