To plot them is my real test
I almost couldn’t bring myself to post this, but it’s April Fools’ Day, so I’ll never have a better opportunity.
This Gist shows how to scrape “stats” and .PNG images from, erm, Bulbapedia, run a simple dimensionality reduction on those “stats,” and plot all 151 original Pokemon.
I don’t know much about Pokemon, so I can’t vouch for the utility of this approach, but perhaps this post will one day be seen as the foundation of the field of Pokemon Studies.
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