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The Batman’s Ecosystem

November 3, 2015
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The Batman’s Ecosystem

If I weren’t crazy, I’d be insane! (Joker) I present today a dynamical D3.js plot where I combine three things: The Batman curve A text mining analysis to obtain most common words from the Batman’s page at Wikipedia A line plot using morris.js library of rCharts package where point labels are the words obtained in … Continue reading...

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Visualising The Evolution Of Migration Flows With rCharts

October 19, 2015
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Visualising The Evolution Of Migration Flows With rCharts

Heaven we hope is just up the road (Atlas, Coldplay) Following with the analysis of migration flows, I have done next two visualizations. These charts are called bump charts and are very suitable to represent rankings. This is what I have done: Obtaining top 20 countries of the world according to % of migrants respect … Continue reading...

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A Visualization Of The 100 Greatest Love Songs ft. D3.js

October 12, 2015
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A Visualization Of The 100 Greatest Love Songs ft. D3.js

What would you do? If my heart was torn in two (More Than Words, Extreme) Playing with rCharts package I had the idea of representing the list of 100 best love songs as a connected set of points which forms a heart. Songs can be seen putting mouse cursor over each dot. This is an … Continue reading...

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A Segmentation Of The World According To Migration Flows ft. Leaflet

September 29, 2015
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A Segmentation Of The World According To Migration Flows ft. Leaflet

Up in the sky you just feel fine, there is no running out of time and you never cross a line (Up In The Sky, 77 Bombay Street) In this post I analyze two datasets from Enigma: Migration flows: Every 10 years, since 1960, the World Bank estimates migrations worldwide (267.960 rows) World population: Values and percentages of … Continue reading...

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A Simple Interactive Map Of US Prisons With Leaflet

September 8, 2015
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A Simple Interactive Map Of US Prisons With Leaflet

The love of one’s country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border? (Pablo Casals, Spanish cellist) Some time ago, I discovered Enigma, an amazing open platform that unifies billions of records from thousands of government sources to make the world of public data universally accessible and useful. This is the … Continue reading...

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The World We Live In #5: Calories And Kilograms

August 19, 2015
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The World We Live In #5: Calories And Kilograms

I enjoy doing new tunes; it gives me a little bit to perk up, to pay a little bit more attention (Earl Scruggs, American musician) I recently finished reading The Signal and the Noise, a book by Nate Silver, creator of the also famous FiveThirtyEight blog. The book is a very good reading for all … Continue reading...

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Going Bananas #2: A Needle In A Haystack

August 3, 2015
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Going Bananas #2: A Needle In A Haystack

Now I’m gonna tell my momma that I’m a traveller, I’m gonna follow the sun (The Sun, Parov Stelar) Inspired by this book I read recently, I decided to do this experiment. The idea is comparing how easy is to find sequences of numbers inside Pi, e, Golden Ratio (Phi) and a randomly generated number. … Continue reading...

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The Moon And The Sun

July 8, 2015
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The Moon And The Sun

Do not swear by the moon, for she changes constantly. Then your love would also change (William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet) The sun is a big point ant the moon is a cardioid: Here you have the code. It is a simple example of how to use ggplot:

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Trigonometric Pattern Design

July 1, 2015
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Trigonometric Pattern Design

Triangles are my favorite shape, three points where two lines meet (Tessellate, Alt-J) Inspired by recurrence plots and by the Gauss error function, I have done the following plots. The first one represents the recurrence plot of where distance between points is measured by Gauss error function: This one is the same for And this … Continue reading...

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The 2D-Harmonograph In Shiny

June 23, 2015
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The 2D-Harmonograph In Shiny

If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe (Carl Sagan) I like Shiny and I can’t stop converting into apps some of my previous experiments: today is the turn of the harmonograph. This is a simple application since you only can press a button to generate a random harmonograph-simulated … Continue reading...

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