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  • Site Changes Coming, How to Follow Sites, and Where I’ve Been

    Site Changes Coming, How to Follow Sites, and Where I’ve Been

    This site has been around for over 16 years now, and a lot has changed in the world during that time. I’m currently working on an overhaul and wanted to give everybody an idea of what I’m thinking about and why there has been little activity. In light of recent developments, here are also some […]


  • Midjourney is a Trip

    Midjourney is a Trip

    Of the several AI-powered systems that can create images from text prompts, MidJourney is the most easily accessible one right now. I’ve had some fun playing with it,


  • New video: Gauges for Data Visualization, The NY Times Election Needle, and Circular Bar Charts

    New video: Gauges for Data Visualization, The NY Times Election Needle, and Circular Bar Charts

    Gauges aren’t very popular in visualization, but they have some interesting properties. There is, of course, the infamous NY Times “election needle,” but you’re probably using gauges every day without giving them too much thought. There’s also an interesting connection with circular bar charts, which I think can work well when used as part-to-whole charts. […]