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How to make an interactive data visualisation with Matplotlib and JavaScript

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On May 4, I found a nice data set on Kaggle with all the lines from the original Star Wars trilogy. I had the idea to make an analysis of those lines and quickly decided to present the results in an interactive plot. It turned out to be quite an interesting challenge. Generating an SVG in MatplotlibThe first step is »

A story about Superweek 2020

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Last week I attended my first Superweek in Hungary. A five day conference including a lot of amazing talks, great people, beautiful surroundings and a girl from the Netherlands having a blast! I can’t summarise the entire event in this single blog post, however I will take you with me to check out a few talks that really made »

When creativity hurts data: a visualisation story

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Yesterday , I saw a graph in the Dutch newspaper 'De Telegraaf' that frustrated me. It shows data about damages caused by fireworks in Dutch cities. Sadly, they decided to visualize in a way that leaves room for interpretation. Three different interpretations to be precise. The graph Let’s start with the graph: The graph shows a top 5 of Dutch »

7 things I’ve learned by attending the 2015 Data Visualisation Summit in London

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This week, I attended the Data Visualisation Summit in London. This post contains my 7 key takeaways from the presentations I attended. For those of you looking for a quick snack, here’s the list: Don’t forget where your data comes from How web design is a form of data visualisation Automate routine (with Nightingale) There is no BI »