Wayne Oldford

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How to tell a story

Why do we love our favorite stories? Do they need a beginning, middle and end, and a character who changes by the conclusion? Masters of storytelling …

Visualizing Zero: How to Show Something with Nothing

In its most revealing form, data visualization makes the “invisible” visible. It enables people to move beyond just <i>looking</i> at data towards actually <i>seeing</i> the shapes and magnitudes of its physical properties to inform and enlighten.<p>Discernibility is a prominent guiding decision: making the size of …

1642) Autograph notes on the...

<b>Galileo Galilei</b> (1564–1642)<br>Autograph notes on the satellites of Jupiter, 14–25 January 1611<p>On this scrap of paper (an unfolded envelope), Galileo …

Galileo Galilei (1564–1642)Autograph notes on the satellites of Jupiter, 14–25 January 1611

<b>Galileo Galilei</b> (1564–1642)<br>Autograph notes on the satellites of Jupiter, 14–25 January 1611<p>On this scrap of paper (an unfolded envelope), Galileo recorded the positions of four satellites of Jupiter over a period of several nights. He had observed the moons with the aid of his newly constructed telescope and published his findings in his revolutionary book <i>The Starry Messenger</i> (1610). He then worked to define more precisely the periods of the orbits of the Jovian moons, setting up his telescope …

Death penalty statistics, country by country

Once a key figure in the North Korean regime, Jang Song-thaek, the uncle of supreme leader Kim Jong-un, has been executed according to an …

The Neural Circuitry of Perception & Genetic and Hormonal Influences on Cognition