Tag: GIF

Daily Art by Saskia Freeke

Daily Art by Saskia Freeke

Saskia Freeke (twitter) is a Dutch artist, creative coder, interaction designer, visual designer, and educator working from Amsterdam. She has been creating an awesome digital art piece for every day since January 1st 2015. Her ever-growing collection includes some animated, visual masterpieces. Via http://sasj.tumblr.com/post/181589324890/year-4-of-making-daily-art-wouldnt-ever-thought My personal favorites are Saskia's moving works, her GIFs: Via http://sasj.tumblr.com/Continue reading Daily Art by Saskia Freeke

Beating Battleships with Algorithms and AI

Past days, I discovered this series of blogs on how to win the classic game of Battleships (gameplay explanation) using different algorithmic approaches. I thought they might amuse you as well : ) The story starts with this 2012 Datagenetics blog where Nick Berry constrasts four algorithms' performance in the game of Battleships. The resulting levels … Continue reading Beating Battleships with Algorithms and AI

Animated Snow in R, 2.0: gganimate API update

Animated Snow in R, 2.0: gganimate API update

Last year, inspired by a tweet from Ilya Kashnitsky, I wrote a snow animation which you can read all about here.  Now, this year, the old code no longer worked due to an update to the gganimate API. Hence, I was about to only refactor the code, but decided to give the whole thing a minor update. Below, … Continue reading Animated Snow in R, 2.0: gganimate API update

Animated vs. Static Data Visualizations

Animated vs. Static Data Visualizations

GIFs or animations are rising quickly in the data visualization world (see for instance here). However, in my personal experience, they are not as widely used in business settings. You might even say animations are frowned by, for instance, LinkedIn, which removed the option to even post GIFs on their platform! Nevertheless, animations can be … Continue reading Animated vs. Static Data Visualizations

Your own personalized motivational GIF

Your own personalized motivational GIF

One of the R OpenSci ozunconference 2018 projects was all about gganimate. The guys and gals dubbed this project learngganimate and dedicated an expansive GitHub repository to it. As part of this project, they created some -- let's call it -- very creative GIFS. One of their GIFs I particularly liked, copied below. Using the OpenSci syn … Continue reading Your own personalized motivational GIF

Animated Citation Gates turned into Selection Gates

Bret Beheim -- senior researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology -- posted a great GIF animation of the response to his research survey. He calls the figure citation gates, relating the year of scientific publication to the likelihood that the research materials are published open-source or accessible. To generate the visualization, Bret used … Continue reading Animated Citation Gates turned into Selection Gates