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Got Network Hairballs?

The network hairball. It’s a common problem when you have too many data points. But, Bill Longabaugh, who’s a senior software engineer at ISB, has created a better way. Called BioFabric, nodes and edges are presented as horizontal and vertical lines. Bill recently created an animation, using characters from “Les Miserables” to demonstrate how BioFabric works. You can see the full-resolution demo at this link.

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