Sunday, July 10, 2011

I Want to be This Person

I don't typically want to be other people . . . This person happens to be phenomenal, though. He seems that way online, at least . . .

His name is Nathan Yau, and he studies statistics at UCLA, with a focus in data visualization. (He already has degrees in electrical engineering and computer science.) His website is FlowingData, and it's got tons of great visualizations that are both his and other people's. I only just discovered the site, but I already have some favorites:
And here's some data visualization that'll knock your socks off. It was created by some guys over at The New York Times: Mapping the Nation's Well-Being.

Thing I'm thankful for: breakfast tacos


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