Plots that went wrong

There’s loads of these on https://twitter.com/accidental__aRt, here are some of mine from the past couple of years:

The beach?
You can never have too many violins
A nice smooth likelihood surface
Always good to see the zero contour
‘terrible_dendrogram.png’
Apply some smoothing then I’m sure it will be fine, right?
R2 = 0.11, p < 10E-10

 

1) Let’s cram everything in to 1/10 of the space. 2) The ever so informative labels: ‘1’, ‘2’, ‘3’, …
Machine learning (or would we call this AI now?). Bonus: the large white bit at the bottom which I couldn’t get rid of
Pong
A more breezy Rothko
Sheet metal