Our 5 Top Picks of January on Topick

Happy Friday! We’ve seen great posts and discussions on Topick this month. We’ve selected some of our favorites just for you. We hope you like them!

Posted by Guénolé Rnx in Interactive Storytelling

“Famous for its infographic on which rapper has the largest vocabulary, Polygraph explores popular culture and datavisualization. For Billboard (music magazine), Polygraph has realized a hip-hop chart data. We can travel between 80’s and 2012 and thus see who was on top during these years (and also listen the songs for the guys with short memory).” Read more on Topick

This is what Hip Hop’s Billboard top 10 sounded like, back in 1995

Source: Polygraph

Posted by Emmanuel Julliot in Designing Digital Products

“Great article talking about the right color palettes for data visualizations, especially for those who are color blind. While good color palettes are easy to come by these days, finding the right color palette for data visualizations is still quite challenging.” Read more on Topick

Finding the Right Color Palettes for Data Visualizations — Graphiq Engineering

Source: Medium
Samantha Zhang

Posted by Zach McCullough in Parenting & Technology

“Nice post about the benefits of working from from and the value of interruptions for parents”

Why I work remotely (hint: it has nothing to do with productivity). — Signal v. Noise

Source: Medium
Jason Zimdars

Posted by Elodie Faydi in Sustainable Urban Planning

“The new public landscape attraction of New York City? Governors island is opening the Hills (25 to 70 feet high) this summer and will provide a brand new panorama on Lady liberty and the lower Manhattan skyline in addition of heavy planted landscape (43 000 shrubs and more than 860 trees!!) and playgrounds. Can’t wait to check this out!”

The Hills by West 8 to open this summer on Governors Island

Source: Dezeen
Author: Jenna McKnight

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