Matthias Shapiro

I need fewer hobbies

  • The last few months I've indulged in a deep dive in my own genetic data, provided to me by 23AndMe. Starting from basically no knowledge about biology or genetics, I've learned a huge amount about my genome and about genetics in general.

  • A visualization of the Song of Ice and Fire (Game of Thrones) books and which characters drive the story.

  • OK, Cory Doctorow, let's see if this works. I've recently written a chapter on storytelling and information visualization for O'Reilly media to publish in the book Beautiful Visualization. And you can read it for free.

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Disney Shorts – The Alice Shorts (1923-1927)

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Alice In Wonderland May 16, 1923 available in Disney Rarities - Celebrated Shorts from 1920's to 1960's A little

Disney Shorts 1935

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Mickey's Man Friday January 5, 1935 available in Mickey Mouse In Black and White Volume 2 Mickey is a cast-away

Disney Shorts 1934

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Shanghaied January 13, 1934 available in Mickey Mouse In Black and White Volume 2 Mickey and Minnie have been

Disney Shorts 1933

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Building a Building January 7, 1933 available in Mickey Mouse in Black and White Oh man, I remember this from my

Disney Shorts 1932

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The Bird Store January 16, 1932 available in More Silly Symphonies This is an odd cartoon. The first half is a

Disney Shorts 1931

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Birthday Party January 7, 1931 available in Mickey Mouse in Black and White Minnie surprises Mickey for his

Disney Shorts 1930

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Summer January 16, 1930 available in More Silly Symphonies This is a fine short with no narrative whatsoever. It is

Disney Shorts of 1929

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The Barn Dance March 14, 1929 available in Mickey Mouse in Black and White, Volume 2 Mickey and Peg Leg Pete

Disney Shorts of 1928

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Plane Crazy May 15, 1928 (silent test screening), available in the Walt Disney Treasures - Mickey Mouse In Black and

Adding Looney Tunes Golden Collection To Plex

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Download all code and documentation from github The Looney Tunes Golden Collection is a set of 6 DVD collections of