Visual Complexity. 9 Ways to Visualize Proportions – A Guide. With all the visualization options out there, it can be hard to figure out what graph or chart suits your data best.
InShare11 Plotting your data can serve as a replacement to tabular data, and is also a great way to add practical graphics to your web page or application.
No doubt you've come across the time-based variety. The visualization you use to explore and display that data changes depending on what you're after and data types. Maybe you're looking for increases and decreases, or maybe seasonal patterns. This is a guide to help you figure out what type of visualization to use to see that stuff. Let's start with the basics: the line graph. Chart Wars: The Political Power of Data Visualization - informat.
A great, short talk by TargetPoint's VP and Director of Research, Alex Lundry, at DC Ignite.
He addresses the issues of subjective messaging through visualization, the emergence of open data, some ideal data visualization tools, a set of quick lessons in graphic literacy, and a short list of recommended visualization books, all within the time span of 5 minutes. Watch the movie below. Dossiers - Lorsque la carte géographique rencontre la carte des. Une société de la requête (2/4) : Comprendre la nouvelle économi. 5 Best Data Visualization Projects of the Year – 2009.
It was a huge year for data.
A PHP Charting library. Cartographer.js – thematic mapping for Google Maps. Best of FlowingData: November 2009. November was another good month.
We passed the 25k-subscriber mark for the first time, which to be honest, kind of freaks me out when I think about it, but at the same time it's of course really cool. Thanks all for spreading the word, and continuing to tweet, email, and bookmark. A big thanks to those who leave comments on FlowingData too. Your contribution makes this place that much better. In case you missed them, here are the top posts from November based on a combination of pageviews, comments, and links. Interaction Design/User Experience » Blog Archive. I recently met Anu Määttä, a developer from Finland, who was able to connect me with Smári McCarthy(Iceland) and Petri Kola(Finland) who were able to report of projects, companies and intiatives from Iceland and Finland working with government data.
Finland: Finnish Data Catalog (their data.gov) “Finnish public institutions are unprepared for making real APIs for their data. How to Open your Data. How to Open your Data. Open Data is Civic Capital: Best Practices for "Open Govern. By Joshua Tauberer ( who runs the congressional transparency website www.GovTrack.us.
Thanks to Gunnar Hellekson (RedHat,Â Inc.) for help with the initial version, and to all others who provided feedback. Originally published May 19, 2009. Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network - Tags - eutransparency. Downloads. Health and wealth for all countries.
Excellent for print (PDF). Use Gapminder World to teach global development from 1800 until today. Stimulates understanding of the world through statistics. A good starting point for teaching global development. 15 Beautiful Examples Of Infographics For Your Inspiration Today I have compiled a showcase of 15 Beautiful Examples Of Infographics For Your Inspiration.
I've posted some of Chris Jordan's images here before, but here is a video of him talking about his work at TED in February 2008. Artist Chris Jordan shows us an arresting view of what Western culture looks like. His supersized images picture some almost unimaginable statistics -- like the astonishing number of paper cups we use every single day. Chris Jordan runs the numbers on modern American life -- making large-format, long-zoom artwork from the most mindblowing data about our stuff.
Thanks to Ben Fry for posting this on his site. Linked, open, semantic? « paul walk's weblog. During an interesting session called the 'Great Global Graph' at the CETIS conference this week I formed the opinion that, in the recent rush of enthusiasm for 'linked data', three 'memes' were being conflated. These next three bullets outline my understanding of how these terms have been used in recent discussions, including the CETIS session: Open data: I see this as something expressed as a philosophy or, in more concrete terms, as a policy, such as that espoused by the UK Government.
Interesting, Easy, Beautiful, True? I’ve been doing a few interviews to promote my book, The Visual Miscellaneum, and a question keeps coming up. What makes good information design? This is the point where I go a bit glassy. To be honest, I don’t know. I am unschooled in both information (I was a college dropout) and design (I am a self-taught designer). The Visual Miscellaneum. Would you consider pre-ordering my book? That way I can get it into more bookshops. And we can spread the good news about the amazing ALL-GRAPHIC FUTURE OF CIVILISATION THAT AWAITS US!