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Five Hacks for Video With a Smartphone

The video quality a smartphone is able to produce these days is so good that you can use it for a lot more than just vacation memories. If you want …

Online Learning: Teach Yourself Python in Less Than 4 Months, Part I

The purpose of this article is to lay out a general time management template for anyone who wants to jump in to programming and computer science with …

Running Python in a Browser Is More Awesome Than You Think

It started with a lab experiment for my daughter's class. The assignment was to take 200 pennies and put them in a shoe box. Shake up the box and …

Code Recipes Now on GitHub - 5,000+ Recipes for Python, Perl, Ruby and More

For more than a decade, ActiveState has hosted a vast repository of code recipes and discussions over at https://code.activestate.com/ - but in …

Catalog of visualization types to find the one that fits your dataset

There are a lot of visualization methods to choose from, and it can be daunting finding the right visual for your data, especially for those just …

This Skillshare Class Made Me Want to Be a Photographer (Sponsored)

Street Photography: Capture the Life of Your City<p>An Online Skillshare Class by trashhand<p>I signed up for Skillshare, an online community of more than …

eBay will soon let you shop using photos

New features are due this Fall<p>eBay is introducing two new features for its mobile apps that use image matching to help customers search for products they might not be able to describe. The Image Search feature lets users shop by uploading a photo onto the app’s search bar. The Find It On eBay …

Machine Learning

This is How Chinese Models Get Photo Shoots Done Fast

If you’re a fashion model in China who needs to pose for over a hundred outfits every day, you learn to work fast. <i>Really</i> fast.<p>There are videos online …

Try your hand at street photography

Photographing strangers as they go about their lives can seem daunting, but it's a great way for amateurs to get started. Plus, take a great street portrait and win a place on Antonio Olmos's photography Masterclass<p>• Your street photos, critiqued by Antonio Olmos<p>Street photography is right on your …

Using the Zone Focusing Method for Street Photography

When it comes to street photography, one of the best ways to make sure that you have your subject in focus is to use the zone focusing system. This …

A Simple Secret to Better Street Photography

What separates ‘standard’ street photography—the kind of photo that only holds your attention for a moment before, poof, you’re on to the next …

Best Street Photography Locations in London

Poetic Street Photography Between Light & Shadow

Photographer Stefano Gardel based in Switzerland, recently shown us marvelous landscapes with a neon sky. This time he offers us a beautiful series …

Photography

33 Street Photography Photos from Two Weeks in London, England

After Paris and a quick flight, came City #36 London, England on my 100 Cities Project. Following Paris with London provided the two most visited …

Street Photography

The Streets Speak - The Plus Paper

<b>Candid Photography Captures the Spirit of Urban Life in Budapest</b><p>The candid street shots that make up A Stray Ghost and Other Stories are taken in …

Street Photography

5 Drawing Exercises That Will Make Anyone An Artist

5 Drawing Exercises That Will Turn Anyone Into An Artist<p>April 24, 2017<p><i>The post was authored by Emily Potts with contributions from Whitney …

Creativity

Datasketching culture

Our new Google News Lab visualization project is out. This time, it's actually <i>two</i> projects in one: <b>Beautiful In English</b>, by <b>Nadieh Bremer</b>, and <b>Adventure</b> …

Prototypes

Photography Composition Tips: Dutch Angle

I’ve been very interested in non-traditional compositions as of late, such as the ‘Dutch Angle’:Pretty much a dutch angle is tilting your camera, and …

Street Photography

A Graphic Look at Bay Area Bike Share

Introduction<p>This post is about the first of the four projects we are supposed to deliver at the NYC Data Science Academy Data Science Bootcamp …

Data Visualization

Small is beautiful – art from tiny objects - in pictures

One day, Atlanta-based artist and neuroscience PhD student Desirée De León was looking at some loose change on her desk when an idea struck. “I remember noticing the disembodied head on the coins,” she says, “and I impulsively drew a speech bubble coming out of the coin’s mouth.” This is how her …

Art

Improving Cornell Notes With Sketchnoting Techniques

If you were taught a particular note-taking process while in school, chances are you learned the Cornell method.<p>While I’ve got no beef with Cornell, …

Easily Build Custom Reports and Dashboards

Beautiful data visualization starts here.<p>Google Data Studio (beta) turns your data into informative dashboards and reports that are easy to read, …

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Ggplot2 in R

(This article was first published on <b> Reimagined Invention</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)About the book This is a technical book. The scope of …

Data Science

The Financial Times uses R for Quantitative Journalism

(This article was first published on <b> Revolutions</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)At the 2016 EARL London conference senior data-visualisation …

R Language

The Simpsons by the Data

<i>The Simpsons</i> needs no introduction. At 27 seasons and counting, it’s the longest-running scripted series in the history of American primetime …

The Simpsons

Falling back in love with sketching

Less design more detail<p>Once in a while I go through lazy phases but historically have always carried a sketchbook around with me and drawn. I draw a …

Photographing Italy’s Independent Shops, Before It’s Too Late

Independent shops shaped Italy’s cities for centuries. Are they finally succumbing to the big box store?<p>For the photographer Francesco Pergolesi, his hometown of Spoleto, Italy, is synonymous with the mom-and-pop shops that pepper its streets. When he returned home after studying in Rome, he …

Italy