Graphics reporter at The Washington Post.
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How We Made the Washington Post Eclipse-Scroller
Google Maps, lots of layers, giant images, lazy loading, and two rubber bandsPosted on
With the coming eclipse, we wanted to build a very detailed map of the parts of America that would experience totality. We also wanted to show what the shadow of the eclipse would look like as it traversed the country.
How We Built a Lifetime Eclipse Predictor
5,000 years of eclipse data, distilled to a customized human lifespanPosted on
The idea for our lifetime eclipse-finder project is based around a widely used NASA database of eclipse predictions. The data is dense (5,000 years worth) and I was surprised that nobody in the media dataviz community has really taken advantage of the dataset, in recent years at least.