"Brevity is the soul of wit" - Hamlet

"Technology is a trickster and it has been so since the first culture hero taught the human tribe how to spin wool before he pulled it over our eyes..."
- Erik Davis, TechGnosis

"Life is the sum of all your choices" - Albert Camus

"Like children we spill the salt, and then we spill it again" - Rumi

"Anything born in spring, dies in fall. Love is not seasonal, from crushed grapes expect a hangover" - Rumi

"Tell me the company you keep and I’ll tell you who you are" - Cervantes

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, you have to go with someone” - African proverb

"When you hear hoof beats think of horses, not zebras. Unless you're in Kenya, then think of zebras" - Dr. Theodore Woodward

"Brevity is the soul of wit" - Shakespeare (from Hamlet)

I will take to the grave only the sorrow of an unfinished song" -Nazim Hikmet



With an interest in the revelations, metaphors and critiques that can arise from the visualization of "big data", I plotted all the frames from two films and their remakes against saturation and brightness. What differences do you see in the aesthetic of the remakes as compared to the originals?

Here is a closer look:

Instagram Filters

Continuing in my interest of how data viz can reveal more about how behaviours, I plotted the hue and brightness of one year's worth of my Instagram photos (with and without filters) and compare their visual qualities. I realized that when I had the choice of several filters, I tended to stay within a narrow hue range (antique filters mainly). Possibly a clue to my style? Or maybe I'm more hipster than I would like to think.