Olympic Medals Visualisation

Microsoft Excel enthusiasts often recreate existing visualisations which were made using other softwares. Here is one such example from Chandoo.org where he recreates the highly interactive NYT post on Olympic medals. In this video below, he explains how he accomplished this feat in Excel. The Guardian has a Data blog and they have done their version of Olympics data visualisation. Continue reading Olympic Medals Visualisation

Book written in DNA code

Source: The Guardian Scientists have for the first time used DNA to encode the contents of a book. At 53,000 words, and including 11 images and a computer program, it is the largest amount of data yet stored artificially using the genetic material. The researchers claim that the cost of DNA coding is dropping so quickly that within five to 10 years it could be … Continue reading Book written in DNA code