These are the things I've written that are tagged "dataviz"

Dataviz: NFL players height & weight over time

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 […]

Timeline JS

Really slick timeline visualization that can pull in data from a Google Spreadsheet, Flickr, etc. I plan on using this for some weird stuff.


If your brain can digest this: D3 allows you to bind arbitrary data to a Document Object Model (DOM), and then apply data-driven transformations to the document. As a trivial example, you can use D3 to generate a basic HTML table from an array of numbers. Or, use the same data to create an interactive […]

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