Cryptocast |Intelligent cryptocurrency price forecaster | Alpha release

My new toy, the Cryptocast is ready! It’s still very fragile and clunky – but it forecasts the prices of cryptocurrencies listed on coinmarketcap! More updates, bug fixes, migration to HTTPS and such to follow soon. Currently it only uses a mixture of conventional forecasting techniques by fitting a set of laws to the priceContinue reading “Cryptocast |Intelligent cryptocurrency price forecaster | Alpha release”

Deadly Timeline | Global Causes of Death Visualization

Little fairies are still working on the blog post… Meanwhile check out the visualization here: http://blog.csaladen.es/health/en.html

The modern researcher’s toolbox

We all know that Moore’s law pushed technology a long way since ENIAC. The way we do the research changed unquestionably, but so did the way we write up our findings. I have the feeling that this latter part although, somewhat concentrates about the fact that library-roaming has been replaced with google-scholaring. Especially if you think about the last 15-20 years. The wayContinue reading “The modern researcher’s toolbox”

Insurgent Dynamics: A systematic analysis of social unrest using the GDELT Event database

Click here if you prefer to read this post on Medium.com (5 minute read). Click here to look at the data visualization only on visualizing.org. In this post I have rekindled one of my earlier data analysis and visualization projects from last year, about my explorations of conflict and insurgence dynamics using data from theContinue reading “Insurgent Dynamics: A systematic analysis of social unrest using the GDELT Event database”

How is a D3.js visualization made? – the road from CSV to SVG

People tell me that they would like to make a visualizations in D3.js. And it is too complicated. The learning curve is too steep. Even crafting C3.js or Vega simplified D3.js code seems too complicated. In this post, we will examine the road the data takes from the database or website until the drawing canvas –Continue reading “How is a D3.js visualization made? – the road from CSV to SVG”