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Posted by on Feb 22, 2014 in Media, Visualisation | 3 comments

Front Page of the British Medical Journal


Oliver O’Brien and I have managed to sneak a map on the front page of this week’s issue of the British Medical Journal. The graphic shows the modelled flows of bikes between docking stations and accompanies a paper on the positive health effects of the Boris Bike cycle scheme in London. The trick it seems was to make the cycle flows look as much like veins as possible…


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  1. Please tell me this is still in ggplot2 :)

    • I am sorry to say that I have a near identical version in ggplot2 but this version was actually done in Gephi. We couldn’t quite get the line widths working the way we wanted and it was a big rush!

  2. [url=]継初北京後、今回のTIMEX(タイメックス)大型展開は洛陽、東莞、連雲港、深セン、武漢、上海の多数の都市が行われ、TIMEX(タイメックス)「時て進む」新ブランドイメージ各地の消費者に渡す。シャネルスーパーコピー150年の発展の過程の中で、TIMEX(タイメックス)を溶け込んで伝統工芸科学技術創造表、絶えず製品開発を突破し、開発した様々な特許制品で、消費者が求めるニーズについていく、時代の歩み。今回の新ブランドポジショニングを継承してTIMEX(タイメックス)の持論の進取、執着して、前進のブランドの精神、同時にと三項を組み合わせて大明星表。「時に行く」の全体的な位置で、活動現場の全体設計はファッションシリーズSLバラ金全自動機械表の強靭力強く、アウトドアシリーズ潮汐温度羅針盤表の実用的な機能、ファッションシリーズTシリーズ多機能クロノパンパンの靑春を表現する自信に遺憾なく。[/url]


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