Let's plot 587,499 arrests on top of a map of San Francisco for fun and see what happens.
Spoilers: Most arrests in San Francisco happen Wednesdays at 4-5 PM. For some reason.
I had posted a visualization of NYC taxis using ggplot2. Due to popular demand, I've cleaned up the code and have released it open source, with a few improvements.
If we can find out which topics Reddit users tend to upvote, we can identify what keywords are most attractive to the Reddit hivemind.
With Reddit data in BigQuery, quantifying all the hundreds of millions of Reddit submissions and comments is trivial.
I have reverse-engineered data and code with R and ggplot2 in order to create detailed implementations of bootstrapping, and also to add a few visual improvements.
In theory, plotting a million little points in close proximity should simulate the lines of the streets of New York City.
No, this is not an error. You can watch the video yourself on YouTube and verify the view count.
There are many patterns for numbers in passwords, which involve surprising yet intuitive logic.
Adding a touch of color and design can help make more compelling visualizations, thanks to ggplot2 syntax and chaining capabilities.