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…

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…

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…

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