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The color of us (continued)

Friday, August 7th, 2009

In order to understand the MOB Brown / orange shift phenomenon I’ve discussed in the previous post and elsewhere, I produced a series of histograms, showing the relative proportions of images in each set that average to a particular hue. In this collection of photographs of poppy flowers, you can see a clear preponderance of […]

A Big Picture

Saturday, August 9th, 2008

My latest mashup is an interactive graph that aggregates data from Google Trends for Websites into a single graph which can track hundreds of sites. If you search for a domain you are interested in, it automatically gets added to the graph. Hopefully, over time, a large number of domains will get added to it, […]

Google Trends: a bigger picture

Friday, August 8th, 2008

I made this graph by aggregating data from Google Trends for about 150 domains, including the Alexa Top 100. The lines are colored according to the slope – red when going up, and blue when going down. The graph is logarithmic, so that low traffic websites can be shown together with high traffic ones. The […]

A year of sunsets

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

Flickr has a lot of sunset photographs. Too many, some would say. To build this graph I collected just a few of them, by searching for photos that have been tagged “Sunset”. I collected only 100 photos from the hundreds posted each day of the preceding 365 days, so that the photos are evenly distributed […]