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Three different ways of looking at a 𝔸²→𝔸¹ function:
Is this a simple or complex function? It has lots of discontinuities; it doesn’t correspond in any obvious way to any classical mathematical functions; to program it would surely take a lot of “arbitrary”, non-simple specifications. And yet it’s easily recognisable to any of us.
image by Gonzalez & Woods
BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2012
Yeah, it’s kind of crazy that you can just get well-researched information online, as opposed to the slipshod journalistic I’m always drawn into.
Eric Fischer cross-referenced geolocated Tweets from across the world with data on known transport nodes. He then created what are in effect transit cartograms, with the thickness of a road or other mass transport line corresponding to the volume of Tweets sent along its path.
aggregated by John Burn-Murdoch on The Guardian, came to me through @vruba and reading.am.