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Bookmark:Tufte in R

#tufte #R #visualisation   Srikanth Perinkulam Bookmark: Tufte in R The idea behind Tufte in R is to use R - the most powerful open-source statistical programming language - to replicate excellent visualisation practices developed by Edward Tufte. It’s not a novel approach - there are plenty of excellent R functions and related packages wrote… Continue Reading


Insanely inspiring read, Josh. Always in awe of the things you do for TARC and the amazing positive attitude you always have. Honored to have got to know you on those trails. May all forces be with you! Bookmark: Twilight Shoulders and head sunk toward the trail as the first hint of light painted the… Continue Reading

Bookmark:Why The First Complete Map of the Ocean Floor Is Stirring Controversial Waters

Whoa! I've always thought we've already mapped everything out in the ocean. Just 5% so far? Phew! Thanks for the pointer, Eli ! Bookmark: Why The First Complete Map of the Ocean Floor Is Stirring Controversial Waters Earth has no shortage of stunning landforms: Mt. Everest rises majestically above the clouds; the Grand Canyon rents… Continue Reading

Better Web Type

Web design is 95% typography, Oliver Reichenstein famously claimed. So web designers and front-end developers should all have typography skills. Skills that go beyond merely choosing fonts but actually contribute to producing readable, legible and inviting content online. Source: Better Web Type is an easy-to-follow web typography email course for web designers & web developers… Continue Reading

Sideways Dictionary

Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone. Source: Sideways Dictionary Continue Reading

How to Restart an Ecosystem

hen I first flew over Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park in March, 2004, I saw a lush, Eden-like landscape. But I couldn’t pick out a single animal. In the 1960s, the park’s large fauna population was one of the densest and most diverse in Africa, earning Gorongosa the slogan “The place where Noah left the Ark.” Continue Reading