Skip to main content

An invention into Snowflake Chart

In order to breakdown a number into further group and further and further I was looking for some visualisation techniques and unfortunately could not find anything within Microsoft's latest Office Suit, Goolge Charts or any other third party that I could find on the internet.

I ended up sticking with MS Excel and used pie but what I need was multiple pies coming out of a pie chart which Excel doesn't do for you. There is a Pie in Pie within Excel 2010 but it can't do anything more than that.

I then ended up creating multiple pies manually and added drawings between the pies for it to look like one chart depicting multiple pies in a pie which did the job for me.

Now the challenge was what to call it and since it very much looked like a snowflake I named it Snowflake Chart. I'll publish more details on how to create it or an example at a later date.

Popular posts from this blog

TrueCrypt on macOS X Mojave 10.14

If you have updated your macOS recently to Mojave otherwise known as verison 10.14 you may not be able to install the last version of Truecrypt in order to access your old volumes encrypted with Truecrypt software. This article will guide you to get this working on your MacOS v10.14 (Mjoave).

Download the package from https://truecrypt.ch/downloads/ or https://www.truecrypt71a.com/downloads/.
Find downloaded package using Finder in your HDD/Users/username/Downloads folder and will look like TrueCrypt 7.1a Mac OS X.dmg.

Open file location in Finder and open or double click on TrueCrypt 7.1a Mac OS X.dmg. This will mount Truecrypt 7.1a and will have Truecrypt 7.1a.mpkg in it.

Drag the package TrueCrypt 7.1a.mpkg and drop in your Downloads folder.

From Locations in Finder you can eject your TrueCrypt mount.

Now go to your Downloads location, find the file TrueCrypt 7.1a.mpkg, right click and select Show Package Contents. Find the file Contents/distribution.dist and open with your favourite edi…

Starting with Python

New to Python, don't feel behind and get started now, it is never too late.
Here we have some useful links you will need to get you going.
https://realpython.com/start-here/
https://www.anaconda.com/distribution/
https://jupyterlab.readthedocs.io/en/stable/

CoVid-19 Statistics and Charts

Statistics based on some specific metrics are listed below. The data is based on daily information from Worldometer and updated manually. Charts will update automatically.

Please use links below to get to individual charts and feel free to bookmark this page but do not bookmark direct chart link as it may change. These charts compare statistics for countries including China, Italy, UK, US, Pakistan & India.
(Does not work in Safari Mobile)

Please click on links below for specific chart, more to come.


Death Doubling RateChart showing death rate doubling in x number of days.


Survival RateThis chart shows trend of patients successfully recovered vs total closed cases.
Death rate comparisonComparison of deaths per cases every day showing trend comparison and days behind.
Cases reportedNo of cases reported, how far they are behind each other and trend. Deaths reported No of deaths reported with trend comparison between three countries.

The data for these charts is extracted directly from John Ho…