Dataviz: NFL players height & weight over time

04 June 2014

Really cool data visualization from Noah Veltman tracking the average height and weight of NFL players from 1920 – 2014. Spoiler: The graph starts moving much more quickly towards heavier players in the 80s when growth hormones and steroids started getting serious, while the average height goes up at a pretty steady rate the whole […]

Old Slang: Appreciating Webster’s with Bots

02 June 2014

Peter Organisciak: The medium of Twitter bot offers us the ability to shine a spotlight on the entries as individual entities; “hence, conspicuous public notice“. While it is certainly possible to look up all the words, perhaps dig through my Github account to find them, there is a different dynamic of attention with a tweet. […]

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