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Online Graphics. PatentsView. What's Really Warming the World? Climate deniers blame natural factors; NASA data proves otherwise. Climate scientists tend not to report climate results in whole temperatures.

What's Really Warming the World? Climate deniers blame natural factors; NASA data proves otherwise

Instead, they talk about how the annual temperature departs from an average, or baseline. They call these departures "anomalies. " They do this because temperature anomalies are more consistent in an area than absolute temperatures are. For example, the absolute temperature atop the Empire State Building may be different by several degrees than the absolute temperature at New York’s LaGuardia Airport. Visual explanations from all over the web gathered in one big library. So You Think You Can Scroll. Jim Vallandingham @vlandham Abusing The Force So You Think You Can Scroll Scrolling A Short History.

So You Think You Can Scroll

The Graph Is Dead. Emotions.periscopic. Top 15 Best Information Graphics and Data Viz from 2016. Are you ready for the biggest information explosion in history?

Top 15 Best Information Graphics and Data Viz from 2016

If you don’t know by now, the Internet of Things (IoT) is going to take the world by storm in the coming years. A system of interconnected physical devices, IoT will enable humans, animals and man-made objects to transmit data over a network through biochip implants, built-in sensors or any other thing that can be assigned an IP address.

This means that we will soon have more real-time data at our disposal than ever before. Projects.fivethirtyeight. The 52 Best — And Weirdest — Charts We Made In 2016. In addition to a number of interactive graphics and updating dashboards, this year we published almost 1,000 charts and maps on FiveThirtyEight.

The 52 Best — And Weirdest — Charts We Made In 2016

Here are 52 of our favorites, in no particular order: More Culture. All of Donald Trump's Business Ties in One Overwhelming Visualization. Before Donald Trump was the president, he was a businessman.

All of Donald Trump's Business Ties in One Overwhelming Visualization

He came to office leading a vast business enterprise that includes real estate, casinos, and a lucrative branding operation. “The network is huge,” says designer Kim Albrecht, whose riveting data visualization Trump Connections attempts to untangle it all. Albrecht used data from BuzzFeed’s TrumpWorld investigation into the president’s 1,500-odd business connections to create two visualizations. The first places Trump at the center of an enormous web. The other, which resembles a family tree, deconstructs that network person by person, business by business. 50 years of U.S. mass shootings: The victims, sites, killers and weapons - Washington Post. Top 17 Data Visualizations To Review 2017 - Visual Matters. The New Year is still just a baby, kicking and screaming and demanding fresh diapers from time to time, and yet already we have a slew of top class visualizations which are challenging the way we perceive the world around us.

Top 17 Data Visualizations To Review 2017 - Visual Matters

This is a testament, not only to the power of visualizations but also to the invention and creativity of the visualizers working today. So, let’s dive in and take a look. In no particular order, these are the top 17 visualizations already blazing a trail into 2017… Baby’s Sleeping Patterns. Strategy&'s M&A - Interactive Tool. The State of Information Visualization, 2017. Between Surprise Maps, Dear Data, and election graphics, 2016 was an exciting year.

The State of Information Visualization, 2017

There have also been some gaps, however, notably around storytelling. How far have we come, and where is visualization going? Visualizing Uncertainty Elections always bring large numbers of visualizations with them, and last year’s U.S. Presidential election was no exception. 2016: Our Favorite Codrops Resources. Announcing the Winners of the Student Viz Assignment Contest! Readers' Choice: Top 5 Vizzes of 2016.

Jet Propulsion Laboratory - 80 Years of Reaching for the Stars. Passport Index 2016 - World's passports in one place. What I Wrote About In 2016 · Lisa Charlotte Rost. 18 Dec 2016 2016 was an intense year.

What I Wrote About In 2016 · Lisa Charlotte Rost

In global news, Brussels, Brexit, Trump and Pokémon GO happened. In superduber-local news (meaning, in news regarding me), I spent nine months in Washington, DC as an OpenNews Fellow for NPR, went to more conferences than ever, gave more conference talks than ever, met amazing people and even talked with them, hiked up a 14k mountain, went to the Southern Hemisphere for the first time (I went in Summer! But there was Winter!) And thought about stuff. 10 significant visualisation developments: July to December 2016. To mark each mid-year and end-of-year milestone I take a reflective glance over the previous 6-month period in the data visualisation field and compile a collection of some of the most significant developments.

10 significant visualisation developments: July to December 2016

These are the main projects, events, new sites, trends, personalities and general observations that have struck me as being important to help further the development of this field or are things I simply liked a great deal. Here's the full compilation of all my collections. Earlier in the year I published a collection for the first 6 months of 2016 and now I'd like to reflect on the second 6 months. I look forward to hearing from you with suggestions for the developments you believe have been most significant. And so, as ever, in no particular order... 10 significant visualisation developments: January to June 2016. To mark each mid-year and end-of-year milestone I take a reflective glance over the previous 6-month period in the data visualisation field and compile a collection of some of the most significant developments.

10 significant visualisation developments: January to June 2016

These are the main projects, events, new sites, trends, personalities and general observations that have struck me as being important to help further the development of this field or are things I simply liked a great deal. The charts of 2016. One of the last things I did at my job at De Tijd was trying to capture the weird year that was 2016 in graphics. I didn't want to make a selection of the most stunning visual work produced in the past year. I wanted the big events and trends, captured in charts. So, in more are less chronological order: Damn, We Wish We’d Written These 11 Stories. Every year, Bloomberg News publishes a “Jealousy List” — the stories Bloomberg staffers wish they had published. It’s a delightful and endearing concept, and one that makes us incredibly — what’s that word? — envious. So, here are the stories other folks published in 2016 that made the FiveThirtyEight staff super duper jelly. “Will I Know Anyone At This Party?” The Best And Worst Data Stories Of 2016.

It’s time once again to dole out FiveThirtyEight’s Data Awards, our annual (OK, we’ve done it once before) chance to honor those who did remarkably good stuff with data, to shame those who did remarkably bad stuff with data, and to acknowledge the key numbers that help describe what went down over the past year. As always, these are based on the considered analysis of an esteemed panel of judges, by which I mean that I pestered people around the FiveThirtyEight offices until they gave me some suggestions.

Prize For Statistical Fortitude. The Best WSJ Graphics and Visual Stories From 2016 - WSJ.com. The list of 2016 visualization lists. I’m turning this into a yearly habit. Last year I collected what I found were the most interesting lists of the visualizations of the past year and put them… in a list. So here is my list of lists, version 2016. 1. The charts of 2016 My selection of the charts and maps that tell the stories and trends of 2016. 2016 in Graphics. 2016 Election Graphics by The Washington Post - Washington Post.

2016 in graphics: The year in must-see visualizations from The Post - Washington Post. A Roundup of Year-End News Graphics Roundups. Log In. Flag Stories. The 10 Best Data Visualization Articles of 2016 (and Why They Were Awesome) 2016 was an astounding year for insightful, informative data visualization articles — here were the top 10 I saw all year (in no particular order), in each case including a representative quote from the piece and a brief note of why it was at the top of my must-read list: #1 — 39 studies about human perception in 30 minutes, by Kennedy Elliott For the last several years, I’ve wondered about what we actually know from scientific studies about how humans perceive graphics. I’ve collected things here and there, but when I started to get into the thick of it, I realized how extensive this body of research really is.

A stunningly-valuable compilation of the research foundations for data visualization. GE’s Big Bet on Data and Analytics. Bureau Oberhaeuser – City Infographics. Lessons from the Renaissance of Data Storytelling – Media Decoded. Dear Data has been acquired by MoMA, but this isn’t what we are most excited about. Data Visualization Archives - Visual Matters. Information is Beautiful Awards. Kepler’s Tally of Planets - Interactive Feature. The Fallen of World War II - Data-driven documentary about war & peace.

Data visualisation: what’s next? – Signal Noise – Medium. The trends of data visualisation are forever shifting and changing as the data climate evolves at an ever faster pace. I’ve put together some thoughts on trends that I have identified in the last five or more years, where we are now and where, I believe, some of the focus is going. Design Better Data Tables – Mission Log – Medium. One Race, Every Medalist Ever - Interactive Graphic. The Evolution of the Web. How Nafissatou Thiam beat the odds to claim the heptathlon gold in Rio. Airbnb Engineering & Data Science. 12 Complex Concepts Made Easier Through Great Data Visualization — ReadThink (by HubSpot)

Universcale. 12 Complex Concepts Made Easier Through Great Data Visualization — ReadThink (by HubSpot) 12 Complex Concepts Made Easier Through Great Data Visualization Perhaps today was a rough day. Maybe you woke up late. You missed your workout, then your bus, then closing elevator doors at work. Maybe that project of yours is getting you down and if one more person tells you tomorrow is another day you’re going to scream. But seriously, tomorrow is another day. And this one? THE JOHNNY CASH PROJECT.

The Wilderness Downtown. How Data Visualization Drives Business Impact. Visualizations That Really Work. Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus - An online thesaurus and dictionary of over 145,000 words that you explore using an interactive map. A visual exploration on mapping complex networks. What are the best data visualizations ever created? - Quora. Mathematics Made Visible. WTF Visualizations. Polygraph. Tabletop Whale. Visualization. Data Visualization. SORTING. VizWiz: Dear Data Two. 6 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Pi. Today is Pi Day. You know, March 14. 3/14 is sort of like 3.14. Get it?

OK, it’s a bit of a stretch because 3/14 looks like a fraction and not Pi. Whatever. We still call it Pi Day. Rock 'n poll. 10+ Ways to Leave Your Pie Chart. Big Data Panel from NJ Tableau User Group – Part 2Lee Feinberg, President of DecisionViz, is moderating the panel: Jose Maldonado, Verizon Wireless Jamie Fox, Tableau Software Ted Frisch, Alteryx Our presenters have nicely agreed to field a few questions and share their views on how they see big data challenges out in the real world…. Verse 12 of 10+ Ways to Leave Your Pie ChartMy company recently became an Alteryx partner and I wanted to stretch my imagination on how to fulfill the promise of this blog series, and do something pretty cool.

This final verse delivers a unique viz combining the data visualization power of Tableau + Alteryx (and replaces… Verse 11 of 10+ Ways to Leave Your Pie ChartEven I am starting to feel a little sorry for the pie chart. My fellow viz peers generally accept using pie charts on maps.