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Playing “hunt the discontinuity”

TL;DR Viridis is a betterĀ palette than Rainbow for identifying a subtle feature in data. How does a plot’s colour palette affect our ability to find a subtle feature in data? Friend and colleague of Better FiguresĀ Tim Graham came up with a fun way to find out. Tim sent some Python code to plot a nice […]

A significant achievement

What an achievement! Yesterday, the lovely perceptually accurate open source colour palette, Viridis (we discussed it here) turned up in a major paper. The paper itself was on some gravity discovery or something, but we need to focus on what’s important here. Well done everyone.