Data Science and a few more things

A Visualisation of the World Trade

Posted on Febuary 10, 2016

worldtrade diagram

A graph illustrating the evolution of the world trade between some groups of countries between 1995 and 2011 by economic sectors. A chord diagram is used as a way to visualise an economic input-output table. Data is from the WIOD project, which attempts to compute a time serie of input-output tables for the whole world.

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A Tribute to Dr. Hans Rosling

Posted on Febuary 16, 2016

Dr. Rosling in a TED talk

When I studied economics in the eighties, the so-called dismal science fully desserved its reputation of an arid, abstract and --I must admit, somewhat disconnected endeavour from real world problems. How this view would have changed if we had known a Dr. Rosling by then.

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A Chart of Earth Surface Temperature

Posted on Febuary 24, 2016

earth surface temperature graph

A visualization of the earth temperature history, as per NASA's Goddard Institute of Space Studies data. A first experience with python pandas and matplotlib.

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Random Quote Machine

Posted on April 23, 2016

Quote-generator background image

First assignment at the intermediate level of Front End Development Free Code Camp cursus. This app randomly choose a quote from a json data file and dislay it against a changing background. It includes dynamic links to post the displayed quote on Twitter or Tumblr.

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