When data visualization goes beautifully wrong.
@kara_woo and @ErikaMudrak
I call this “world’s tallest spiral staircase.” Intended to make a binary pie chart but forgot to lump all those little guys together first.
Learning how to use `geom_crossbar()`: `ggplot(mtcars, aes(x=cyl, y=mpg, fill=gear)) + geom_crossbar(aes(ymin=mpg-2, ymax=mpg+2))`. This is not what I was looking for.
Screwed up trying to make a triangle mesh based on an image of leaves and ended up with this instead.
I inserted some code to plot vectors and fits to those vectors to help debug. It produced this strangely pleasing mess.
via Noah Silbert
World TB drug resistance patterns using rworldmap…
Made in NetworkX in Python. It ought to be a social network graph.
Experimenting with visualizing several dimensions and measures in small multiples. geordielad
Contour plot of random repetitive noise
Mistaking ‘cex’ for ‘pch’ leads to a nice example of minimalism.
I call this one “Every upward trend contains a few downward trends screaming to be let out.” via @infotroph