NatGeo Mapmaker Interactive YouTube Help The URL to a YouTube video must be the full length url. To ensure you are using the correct URL, visit your video on youtube.com. The URL to your video will be in your browser's address (see photo for an example) Best of the visualization web At the end of each month I pull together a collection of links to some of the most relevant, interesting or thought-provoking web content I've come across during the previous month. Here's the latest collection from January 2018. Visualisations & Infographics Includes static and interactive visualisation examples, infographics and galleries/collections of relevant imagery. SRF | 'Roger Federer: 20 Years, 20 Titles'
Bitcoin White Paper – 10 Years Since Satoshi’s Vision Was Brought to Life The evolution of key industries have been historically driven by groundbreaking technological innovations that leave an indelible mark on society. The printing press led to the scientific revolution, the discovery of electricity brought light to the world, radio waves changed the way information was delivered to the masses, and the internet completely overhauled the way we communicate and interact with information. In the same vein, over the short space of a decade, Bitcoin has had a similarly disruptive and innovative effect on the financial world and the technology underpinning cryptocurrency has gone on to influence a number of sectors in the global economy. October 31 marks the 10 year anniversary of the release of Bitcoin’s white paper, which described the way in which the Bitcoin protocol would work. Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System was published on a cryptography mailing list in November 2008 following the initial publication of the work.
DengueMap Marker Color Marker color reflects the noteworthiness of events at a particular location during a given time window. An event's degree of noteworthiness is based on the significance rating of the alert provided by HealthMap users. In the absence of user ratings, the system assigns a composite score based on the disease importance and the news volume associated with the alert. If a location's marker has multiple alerts, the color associated with the most prominent alert is used. Junk Charts This post is part 2 of an appreciation of the chart project by Google Newslab, advised by Alberto Cairo, on the gender and racial diversity of the newsroom. Part 1 can be read here. In the previous discussion, I left out the following scatter bubble plot. This plot is available in two versions, one for gender and one for race. The key question being asked is whether the leadership in the newsroom is more or less diverse than the rest of the staff. The story appears to be a happy one: in many newsrooms, the leadership roughly reflects the staff in terms of gender distribution (even though both parts of the whole compare disfavorably to the gender ratio in the neighborhoods, as we saw in the previous post.)
What if A.I. gets 100x better in a matter of months? (Interconnected) I posted the other day about the current artificial intelligence cutting edge GPT-3, and its ability to write like a human. But since running across the following article, the idea of an A.I. overhang has been stuck in my head: what if artificial intelligences could get 100-1,000x more competent in a matter of only months? An overhang is when you have had the ability to build transformative AI for quite some time, but you haven’t because no-one’s realised it’s possible. Then someone does and surprise! It’s a lot more capable than everyone expected.I am worried we’re in an overhang right now.
Melbourne - Planning Schemes Online Skip to content Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure Planning Schemes Online You are here: Home > Planning Schemes > Melbourne Other Resources Search by address, view an interactive map or get a planning report. Visual Business Intelligence We typically think of quantitative scales as linear, with equal quantities from one labeled value to the next. For example, a quantitative scale ranging from 0 to 1000 might be subdivided into equal intervals of 100 each. Linear scales seem natural to us. If we took a car trip of 1000 miles, we might imagine that distance as subdivided into ten 100 mile segments. It isn’t likely that we would imagine it subdivided into four logarithmic segments consisting of 1, 9, 90, and 900 mile intervals. Similarly, we think of time’s passage—also quantitative—in terms of days, weeks, months, years, decades, centuries, or millennia; intervals that are equal (or in the case of months, roughly equal) in duration.
Blocking Calls I implemented the scripts for Blockr, and found there was a ~2 second amount of time before the ringer would be silenced for calls I wanted to ignore/block. My solution to the ringer issue requires setting the ring volume to zero by default, and then two profiles - one for what I want to accept, and one for handling the calls I don't want. Allowing Calls Download the Allow_Calls.prf.xmlPlace it in the Tasker/profiles folder on your phoneOpen TaskerAccess the menuSelect Profile DataSelect Import One ProfileSelect Allow_Calls from the list of available profilesClick the OK button to acknowledge risk of importingThe Allow Calls profile now appears in your Profiles list - edit to desired settings. Instructions Blocking Calls
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Data Underload Most Common Occupation by Age As we get older, job options shift — along with experience, education, and wear on our bodies. Waiting For a Table A simulation to estimate how long until you are seated at a restaurant. How Different Income Groups Spend Money Alternate View Column AV-81 "The Alternate View" columns of John G. Cramer by John G.