Interactive Random Walkers with Javascript

Posted by Jack McKew on Fri 03 July 2020 in Javascript • Tagged with javascript, data-viz • 2 min read

Random walks are where randomly-moving objects move around, that's it. The most fascinating part about it is how many seemingly 'patterns' emerge from the random behaviour, and that everyone sees something different in the visualisations. In this post, let's build an interactive random walk visualisation with Javascript. Let's control the …


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Creating Animated Plots with Pandas_Alive

Posted by Jack McKew on Thu 21 May 2020 in Data Science • Tagged with datascience, python, data-viz, datavisualisation • 5 min read

In this tutorial we'll learn how to create a series of animations using Pandas_Alive. This post is rendered in the style of a Jupyter Notebook. Find the source here: https://github.com/JackMcKew/jackmckew.dev/tree/master/content/2020/pandas_alive/notebooks/pandas_alive_demo.ipynb.

Pandas_Alive was created by me! I set …


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COVID-19 Confirmed Cases NSW Australia - Animated Statistics over Time

Posted by Jack McKew on Thu 14 May 2020 in Data Science • Tagged with datascience, python, data-viz, datavisualiation • 1 min read

Recently, I had wanted to build a visualisation of the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in my home state NSW. This post is to cover the release of the visualisation on YouTube, and there is hopes to write future post(s) about building this visualisation & developing Pandas_Alive. Would love to hear …


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Simulate Virus Outbreak with Javascript

Posted by Jack McKew on Thu 09 April 2020 in Javascript • Tagged with javascript, data-viz • 2 min read

This post will and simulate how viruses can spread throughout a community and implement a variety of different parameters to see how these affect the simulation. This is following on from last week's post on how to do a bouncing ball simulation with the canvas API https://jackmckew.dev/pelican-and-javascript-bouncing-balls-in-canvas …


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Pelican and Javascript - Bouncing Balls in Canvas

Posted by Jack McKew on Thu 02 April 2020 in Javascript • Tagged with javascript, data-viz • 3 min read

Today let's look into building a visualisation of some bouncing balls with Javascript. The inspiration for building this comes from Harry Stevens over at the Washington Post for his amazing piece of data journalism around the coronavirus.

Here is a gif of the current version of my bouncing balls using …


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