Maritime folklore told of the existence of rogue waves, that could appear without warning, against the prevailing current and often in perfectly clear water. Such waves were said to consist of an almost vertical wall of water, up to 98 feet in height, preceded by a trough so deep, it was referred to as “a […]
In this data visualisation example we analyse the lyrics of the song Nothing Compares To You, to compare the amount of emotional fulfillment of life in general compared to you…. as at 7 hours and 15 days….
In 1961, Dr Frank Drake presented a controversial equation…called….ummm…the Drake equation, but some critics, labelled the equation a guesstimate or even meaningless. Yet for the SETI (Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence) Institute, the equation pumps to a beat, and drives the mass collection of data, to yield information relating to any of the equation’s factors. The controversial Drake equation, aims […]
What are the chances of life on earth ? Further, what are the chances of running into a random stranger on earth, and finding love… And further again, what are the chances of holding that love ?? In this compelling Ted talk, mathematician Hannah Fry gives her top 3 mathematically based tips for finding that special […]
“How did Tommy die?”… was one of the most memorable quotes from the movie Silver Linings Playbook. Here we look at a liquid cool example of data analysis. The data visualisation shows which scenes were used to build the Silver Linings Playbook movie trailer. Here the analysis shows that whilst the trailer for Silver Linings used scenes that roughly follow […]