You know when someone makes something that you'd always wished existed... and then you see it and it's more amazing than you imagined. <mindgasm>

Thank you wonderful data scientists!

#datascience   #culturalhindsight   #datavisualization  
"Culture spreads through people, but how does that really happen? This data visualisation charts the movement of 120,000 prominent cultural figures – predominantly European and North American – between 600 BC and 2012 CE, by plotting lines between where each one was born and died."

https://aeon.co/videos/what-can-a-map-of-notable-births-and-deaths-reveal-about-the-spread-of-culture
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