Short Parisian notes - weeknotes #60
Hi from Paris! Feels a bit odd to be travelling considering the seemingly sudden surge in Covid cases in Europe. Our apathy towards this in October and November being illustrated rather well by this Die Zeit viz:
This is what I love about #dataviz: its ability to point at *a problem*, to show it clearly, so we can then discuss it.— Basile Simon (@basilesimon) November 19, 2021
The example below is so powerful and graspable. Makes you wonder: how? why? https://t.co/xJzGINKlYb
And honestly, it’s been a busy week socially. I mostly spent time catching up with old pals, hence the terseness of these notes 😉
I’ve been translating a few basic charts templates into React, JSX, and TypeScript. Kind of fun. As I mentioned before, I kind of indulge in how much I get to learn through trying to accurately type constructs I’ve used for years, be they DOM manipulations of D3 abstractions.
Case in point: this isotype, in Observable below, and now in