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Milestones in the History of Thematic Cartography, Statistical Graphics, and Data Visualization

Milestones in the History of Thematic Cartography, Statistical Graphics, and Data Visualization
Chord diagram Gapminder Sparkline Tag cloud, Word cloud Grammar of Graphics Cartographic data visualiser Table lens Categorical data graphics Enhanced mosaic display Treemaps Xgobi, ViSta Lisp-Stat Multivariate grand tours Textured dot strips Lexis pencil Parallel coordinates plot theory Interactive maps Nested dimensions Interactive grand tours Interactive time-series Interactive linked graphics Grand tour Parallel coordinates plot Sieve diagram Graphical esthetics Brushing Visibility base map USA Today weather map Mosaic display Fisheye view Draftsman display Bifocal display Geographic correlation diagram Linked brushing S language Cartesian rectangle Committee on graphics Chartbook Circular display Scatterplot Chernoff faces Graphics versus tables scatterplot matrix Bivariate matrix Comparative graphics Social indicator chartbook Innovation Fourier series Star plot Social indicator reporting Biplot Exploratory data analysis Cathode ray tube 1st interactive system Graphical rational patterns Theory of graphic symbols Triangular glyphs

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Field Notes: Building Data Dictionaries – Haystacks The scariest ghost stories I know take place when the history of data — how it’s collected, how it’s used, and what it’s meant to represent — becomes an oral history, passed down as campfire stories from one generation of analysts to another like a spooky game of telephone. These stories include eerie phrases like “I’m not sure where that comes from”, “I think that broke a few years ago and I’m not sure if it was fixed”, and the ever-ominous “the guy who did that left”. When hearing these stories, one can imagine that a written history of the data has never existed — or if it has, it’s overgrown with ivy and tech-debt in an isolated statuary, never to be used again. RStudio Preview - RStudio RStudio v1.2.907-1 Preview — Release Notes A preview release of RStudio v1.2.907-1 is now available for testing and feedback. This early preview of RStudio 1.2 includes the following features: Author and preview D3 visualizations and embed them in R Notebooks, via the r2d3 package.Improved support for SQL; author, run and preview SQL query results.Integrated support for the reticulate package (call Python code from within R sessions and R Notebooks).New testing tools; run testthat and shinytest tests and view results.Support for PowerPoint presentations in R Markdown.Integration with the keyring package to store secrets such as database passwords.Integration with the Plumber package; author and test APIs inside RStudio and publish them to RStudio ConnectSupport for background jobs; run any R script in the background, view progress and output, and collect results when complete.An upgraded rendering engine based on Chromium, which improves performance and visual quality. Desktop Version

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Writing History in the Digital Age How are electronic databases and text-analysis tools changing how historians research and write about the past? Are we finding more “needles in the haystack” that we otherwise might not have noticed? Ansley Erickson launches this section with “Historical Research and the Problem of Categories: Reflections on 10,000 Digital Note Cards,” which richly illustrates how using a relational database package reshaped her dissertation source-work and writing process and led her to reflect on broader questions of historical categorization. Reflecting on their long-term collaboration, Kathryn Kish Sklar and Thomas Dublin describe the transformation of their intellectual goals, technology, funding, and global audience, in “Creating Meaning in a Sea of Information: The Women and Social Movements Web Sites.”