Monday, January 12, 2015

Assorted links

  1. The Best Satellite Images of 2014

  2. Extrapolating the backgrounds of famous art with machine learning

  3. We've Been Incorrectly Predicting Peak Oil For Over a Century

  4. Forbes Magazine has recently published their list of 30 Under 30 Science, with brightest scientists in 15 different fields under the age of 30. A huge congrats to my Department friend John Mittermeier ! Mom, I told you I'm not on the list! By the way, John has some amazing photos as well

  5. The most detailed tweet map ever, with 6 Billion Tweets (high definition), by Eric Fischer

  6. A great selection of the best Data Visualizations of 2014

  7. The Reversal of the Latitude-Income Correlation

  8. A Fully Interactive Map of the Middle Earth, from The Lord of the Rings

  9. The Modern Beauty of 19th-Century Data Visualizations

US population composition by place of birth, 1790-1890
[click on the image to enlarge it]
[image credit: 1870s statistical atlas, via Laura Bliss]

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