Category: visualization


Alexa is (probably) not spying on you

Motivation I constantly come across people that claim Alexa (Amazon Echo) is spying on you. They argue that Alexa is either transcribing everything you say and sending the resulting plaintext to Amazon; or even...


Average Chinese Character

Using Python’s Numpy is easy to draw how an average Chinese character would look like. I took the 2000 most common characters, drew them onto images using `PIL` and calculated it’s average with...


Simulating and Visualizing Blackjack

Introduction I am sure you are familiar with the basic strategy of Blackjack. A diagram with the dealers face up card on the x-axis and the player cards on the y-axis. In each cell,...