Archive for October, 2007

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

ColorBrewer

The ColorBrewer color tables were designed to provide better color tables than the standard rainbow-type color tables (the rainbow color table is not a very good general color table because, as Tufte points out, “the mind’s eye does not readily give an order to ROYGBIV”). There is a nice Flash interface on the web to […]

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Monday, October 29th, 2007

Leopard

I upgraded to Leopard on Friday when it came out. (I admit it: I even stood in line and got a free T-shirt). I really like Leopard, but I couldn’t get widget programs in IDL 6.4 to work under it. The good news is that beta versions of IDL 7.0 seem to be just fine. […]

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Monday, October 29th, 2007

Vis 07

I’m at the IEEE Visualization 2007 Conference in Sacramento this week. I’m going to try to provide some information about talks and events I attend. Also, I’m hoping to make progress on a lot of stuff that I have been neglecting (like posts here), so stay tuned for updates!

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