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Release 2.0 · d3/d3 · GitHub
D3 v2.0 release notes - changes in how update and enter work (they changed again in D3 v4.0)
d3 
20 hours ago
Darts, Dice, and Coins
handy! Related: There’s a way to eliminate loops and make it a lookup table but I dont use it
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3 days ago
Megascale Desalination
Larger desalination plant able to produce a higher volume of water at lower cost
engineering  water 
3 days ago
Crying
Data about one person's crying over a year
visualization 
4 days ago
The Changing American Diet | FlowingData
Beef consumption down, chicken consumption up
visualization  food 
4 days ago
Untitled (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFLkou8NvJo&feature=share)
Wau: The Most Amazing, Ancient, and Singular Number - this is just WOW 💡
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4 days ago
Lake Eyre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lake Eyre in Australia is below sealevel, and could hold a lot more water if brought up to sea level. "Since 1883, proposals have been made to flood Lake Eyre with seawater brought to the basin via a canal or pipeline."
environment  engineering 
5 days ago
The Man Who Helped Save the Bay by Trying to Destroy It | Boom: A Journal of California
The "Reber Plan" proposed to use dams to turn the San Francisco Bay from saltwater to freshwater, for land reclamation and a source of water.
engineering  environment 
5 days ago
Web Audio School
WebAudio lessons from simple oscillators up to reverb, echo, overdrive, and other effects
audio  html5 
6 days ago
How Breakfast Became a Thing
"Breakfast is the most important meal of the day" is a marketing slogan, not science
history  food 
7 days ago
Color Space Confusion | dot color
Most of the color gamut diagrams I see are CIE 1931 but this isn't a great space — this article explains why, and shows a comparison with CIE 1976
color 
7 days ago
Procedural World: Terrain Synthesis
A procedural generator to which you show sample pictures and it tries to generate the same:
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13 days ago
Stupid Shit No One Needs & Terrible Ideas Hackathon
Best hackathon. Whoever funds these ideas will be rich
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14 days ago
Twitter
For the SF I made a version of Flappy Bird that is controlled by screaming:
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15 days ago
Screamy Bird
For the SF I made a version of Flappy Bird that is controlled by screaming:
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15 days ago
Twitter
I'm really excited to be teaching this workshop in June with data-driven maps!
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15 days ago
Stamen › Working with Spatial Data on the Web
I'm really excited to be teaching this workshop in June with data-driven maps!
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15 days ago
Artem vs. Predator
Experiments in heat vision cameras, not only near infrared but short wave, medium wave, long wave
photography 
16 days ago
Real-Time Polygonal-Light Shading with Linearly Transformed Cosines
Area lights (polygons) are harder than point or cone or directional lights; this is one way to compute them quickly.
graphics  3d 
16 days ago
Caffeine Keeps Morning People Up All Night, Leaves Night Owls Blissfully Unaffected
Morning people who have caffeine after lunch will be able to fall asleep, but then will later wake up in the middle of the night. Hm.
sleep 
16 days ago
About Us | ReAnima™
Company got approval to reanimate the dead
future  biology  technology 
17 days ago
Twitter
Have another screen shot! All these tiny rooms would be useless because most of the equipment take up several spaces
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17 days ago
T. Rowe Price Voted for the Dell Buyout by Accident - Bloomberg View
Finance is so complicated. This explains some of the ownership structures when you buy stock. It's held by another company which actually puts the shares elsewhere.
structure  economics 
17 days ago
Hysteresis | Shawn Hargreaves Blog
I see now. Thanks :) (This link using game code also made it clearer to me: :D)
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17 days ago
Hysteresis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
better than adding lag, creates a middle ground that stays in the current state instead of switching
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17 days ago
Twitter
Friday Facts - Better Circuit Network III
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18 days ago
Factorio
Friday Facts - Better Circuit Network III
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18 days ago
How to identify any language at a glance
Variants of Roman alphabets -- which characters are used only in one language?
language 
18 days ago
Hartsfield Jackson expansion plans
New concourses, expansion of train, etc.
transportation 
19 days ago
Trees, grass and gas: the battle for dominance | GrrlScientist | Science | theguardian.com
Higher CO2 levels have already shifted deserts to grasslands and grasslands to forests, and much more expected in the future.
environment  future 
19 days ago
Twitter
Two frontiers in : Machine Learning and Simulations
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19 days ago
Twitter
Excited to be part of this new YCR research community.
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19 days ago
StarBreak
also try the html5/emscripten version at
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20 days ago
Twitter
—I was addicted for months before remembering I am not into platformers & MMOs & permadeath😮
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20 days ago
StarBreak on Steam
—I was addicted for months before remembering I am not into platformers & MMOs & permadeath😮
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20 days ago
Twitter
Ultima IV map fragment before/after texture synthesis
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21 days ago
Twitter
We needed more tile variations, so I implemented some texture synthesis algorithms
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21 days ago
Hexagony
Programming language based on a hexagon. Six instruction pointers start out at the corners of the hexagon.
language  weird 
22 days ago
GitHub - Chlumsky/msdfgen: Multi-channel signed distance field generator
Multi-channel distance fields can represent sharp corners, unlike Valve's original paper, which had rounded corners. This is C++ code to implement the algorithm described here: http://computergraphics.stackexchange.com/questions/306/sharp-corners-with-signed-distance-fields-fonts/2151#2151 (there's also a thesis paper)
graphics  algorithms 
22 days ago
Music and Computers - Transformation of Sound
Reverb models the reflections of sounds as they bounce off of surfaces in the room. Create an "impulse" sound and measure the reflections, then use that result via convolution.
audio 
23 days ago
Music and Computers - Head Related Transfer Function
The Head Related Transfer Function (HRTF) takes into account sound taking slightly longer to reach one ear than the other, and also sound passing through the head changing the frequencies. This is a more accurate way of spatially positioning sounds than using simple left/right stereo.
audio 
23 days ago
IceCube Neutrino Observatory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
They've built an observatory that uses a *cubic kilometer* of ice to detect neutrons!
science 
25 days ago
A Tale of Two Clocks
How to handle audio scheduling with WebAudio, setInterval(), requestAnimationFrame()
javascript  html5  audio 
25 days ago
Hexmap pathfinding
🎮 Hexmaps are fun! My lil' A* pathfinding proto
👍 Tons of kudos to
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27 days ago
Twitter
🎮 Hexmaps are fun! My lil' A* pathfinding proto
👍 Tons of kudos to
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27 days ago
Twitter
Wrote a piece on dataviz : all about the team, process, frameworks, and cool viz work
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27 days ago
Engineering Intelligence Through Data Visualization at Uber - Uber Engineering Blog
Wrote a piece on dataviz : all about the team, process, frameworks, and cool viz work
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27 days ago
What’s New with KeyboardEvents? Keys and Codes! | Web Updates - Google Developers
Javascript finally has some more key event data. There's a "code" and "key" property in Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and some support in IE, and unknown whether it's in Safari
html5  keyboard 
27 days ago
Web Audio API compatibility test
Tests which functions are available in the WebAudio context object
html5  audio 
27 days ago
Which audio formats are supported?
Tests which html5 audio formats are supported — Ogg/Opus, WebM, Ogg/Vorbis, WAV, MP3, FLAC
audio  html5 
28 days ago
Twitter
Rt보고들어가봤는데 여기 진짜 대단하다.. 이걸로 카탄의 개척자들 같은 게임 하면 재밌겠다
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28 days ago
Whole Health Source: The Carbohydrate Hypothesis of Obesity: a Critical Examination
Obesity researcher who disagrees that carbs are the main cause of obesity
food  health 
29 days ago
Algebrite
Symbolic math library for Javascript
javascript  math 
29 days ago
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