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.
This is a guide to make your decision easier for one particular type of data: proportions. Maybe you want to show poll results or the types of crime over time, or maybe you're interested in a single percentage. Here's how you can show it. We all know about the pie chart. The circle represents the whole, and the size of wedge represents a percentage of that whole.
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. An example: Comparing Roger Clemens to Hall of Fame Pitchers. Chart Wars: The Political Power of Data Visualization - informat. Dossiers - Lorsque la carte géographique rencontre la carte des. Une société de la requête (2/4) : Comprendre la nouvelle économi. Par Hubert Guillaud le 16/12/09 | 4 commentaires | 2,122 lectures | Impression Suite à la publication de l’article de Geert Lovink sur la société de la requête et la googlisation de nos vies, celui-ci a organisé mi-novembre 2009 une conférence sur ces sujets, visiblement très riche.
Le blog de comptes-rendus a servi de trame pour essayer d’en rendre un aperçu – notez que toutes les vidéos des présentations sont également accessibles en ligne. Nous sommes tous les ouvriers de Google ! La conférence a été introduite par l’économiste Yann Moulier-Boutang, qui avait coordonné cet été un passionnant numéro de Multitudes sur la question, une revue dont il est le directeur. Yann Moulier-Boutang est l’auteur du Capitalisme cognitif et prépare un livre sur les rapports entre la finance et le capitalisme intitulé L’abeille et l’économiste. 5 Best Data Visualization Projects of the Year – 2009. It was a huge year for data.
There's no denying it. Data is about to explode. Applications sprung up left and right that help you understand your data - your Web traffic, your finances, and your life. There are now online marketplaces that sell data as files or via API. Data.gov launched to provide the public with usable, machine-readable data on a national scale. At the same time, there are now tons of tools that you can use to visualize your 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. This is version 1.5 dated January 29, 2011. See the Document History at the end for a list of changes since the original. Government data, also called "public sector information" internationally, is a valuable resource to society when it is public and open. This is not a new idea, and already many government entities have begun to embrace these ideas. "The power of digital information to catalyze progress is limited only by the power of the human mind. It is perhaps easier to imagine how government scientific data can improve lives than government records: government funded research in the life sciences helps us to cure disease, for instance.
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. There are aspects of public ownership in this, but also a philosophical approach based on 'openness' and a rejection of the economic idea of value in scarcity of information. I think that specific technology does not come into this really: for example one concrete realisation of this policy in the UK is the Freedom of Information Act under which it is perfectly permissible for a data owner to supply data in any reasonable format and medium. Option 3 seems increasingly viable. Comments. 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). I’ve never really thought about it. The Visual Miscellaneum. Would you consider pre-ordering my book?