Modularisation – coupling and cohesion

This is related to the second of the things requested by Jesper, which was encapsulation.  Encapsulation is a tool to use when designing software.  It’s a bit abstract, and I don’t think people always agree on what it means.  To me, encapsulation is part of the bigger term modularisation, which doesn’t immediately help because it’s … Continue reading Modularisation – coupling and cohesion

Trends in UK Coronavirus cases, hospitalisations and deaths

A friend asked a question to do with Coronavirus that I couldn’t answer but I thought I should.  So I got some data, did some calculations on it, and then worked out how to display it.  The question was: how bad were hospitalisations and deaths from Coronavirus (in the UK) when the daily reported Coronavirus … Continue reading Trends in UK Coronavirus cases, hospitalisations and deaths

Visualising wealth inequality using Lorenz curves

In this article I will do some analysis and visualisation of data on wealth inequality.  The data is, slightly randomly, a combination of historical data from three towns in Suffolk from 1522, and the most recent data about Great Britain.  I’ll go through the data a little, the analysis, the visualisations, and why I think … Continue reading Visualising wealth inequality using Lorenz curves