Nicolas Cage’s Film Career Visualised

Greatest actor of our time, or just in it for the pay cheque? The interactive visualisation below explores the relationship between the critic scores and box office performance of all the films Nicolas Cage has appeared in throughout his career.  

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A data scientist’s job hunt visualised

Sankey diagrams show the flow through a system, where the width of the bands is proportional to the flow quantity. The diagrams are named after Captain Matthew Henry Phineas Riall Sankey. In 1898, Sankey created a diagram showing the energy efficiency of a steam engine. The widths of the bands showed the gas, electric and coal energy flowing through …

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Google DeepDream – turning a neural network inside out

Modern convolutional neural networks, like the one we built in the previous post are trained to detect faces or other objects in images. With multiple layers in a neural network, it can be difficult to understand how exactly the neurons in the network respond and activate to patterns in an image. One way to understand …

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