Archive for February, 2016

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

2016 Vizzies Winners

The 2016 Vizzies Winners have been announced, for example this awesome illustration Weedy seadragon life cycle by Stephanie Rozzo: During her time volunteering at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, freelance science illustrator Stephanie Rozzo helped clean the seahorse exhibit. Over time, she found herself enchanted by their colors and movements. Rozzo knew she had her next […]

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Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Ten little IDL programs

Here are ten little programs of ten lines or less to introduce new programmers to IDL. This post1 is motivated by this comp.lang.python thread which became this page on the Python wiki. I’m not sure why, but I’ve had a draft of this post around for almost seven years. ↩

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Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Wind power visualizations

Project Ukko provides beautiful interactive visualizations of wind conditions forecasted for a few months into the future. Weather forecasts predict future wind conditions only in the range of weeks. Climate predictions look at big changes over years and decades. However, for energy traders, wind farm managers and many others, it would be crucial to understand […]

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Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Roundup of 2015 visualization roundups

Great roundup of visualization roundups: A bit late, but here are links to a few round-ups of graphical journalism work from last year. These are always worth a look, no matter what time of year.

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