A collection of all blog posts by Zan Armstrong.

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The Shapes of Emotions

Zan Armstrong | 07.27.16

One of the core visualizations in the Atlas of Emotions shows the range of states of each of the 5 emotions (anger, fear, disgust, sadness, and enjoyment). For example, annoyance, argumentativeness, and fury are all states of anger. But, the states vary quite a bit in terms of their intensity: annoyance is relatively mild, fury...

Exploring the Amazon with Code and Data

Zan Armstrong | 04.05.16

A project with Stamen and National Geographic As a child, I dreamed of being a National Geographic photographer. What could be better than going exploring to find just the right perspective to help everyone appreciate and better understand this amazing world we call home. I never expected that I would partially realize this dream in...