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When a comment spamming script loses it

Some meta talk: When you start a blog, you soon realise how much comment spam is out there to try and sneak into your comment sections. Thankfully in the case of this blog, Akismet does a rather good job hunting these “comments” down. Some of...

Terminology is a beast: The many names of visualization 1

Terminology is a beast: The many names of visualization

Nathan Yau of Flowing Data has a blogpost about the many terms floating around visualization. It’s worth reading! But, in my opinion, not complete without Robert Kosara’s sometimes constrasting view. Terminology is often flourishing in thriving disciplines where people seek to differentiate themselves and find their...

Syntax highlighting on WordPress.com 0

Syntax highlighting on WordPress.com

In order to present readable and usable code here on WordPress.com without manually formatting it I searched the intertubes for an elegant solution – and found one here. [sourcecode language=”python” gutter=”false”] import math, string def readFile(file): """Reads a file from disk and returns its content as a...

Inception 0

Inception

Nah, this is not about the movie… but about this blog. I launch this blog to have a place to occasionally jot down some of my thoughts, collect stuff I do (visualisations, geo/GIS stuff, coding, …), highlight cool things I come across and hopefully share...