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The Wikileaks war logs: every death recorded. Get Bigger version What data visualisation tools are out there on the web that are easy to use - and free? Here on the Datablog and Datastore we try to do as much as possible using the internet's powerful free options.
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Review April 20, 2011 06:00 AM ET Computerworld - You may not think you've got much in common with an investigative journalist or an academic medical researcher. But if you're trying to extract useful information from an ever-increasing inflow of data, you'll likely find visualization useful -- whether it's to show patterns or trends with graphics instead of mountains of text, or to try to explain complex issues to a nontechnical audience.
The following post is from Friedrich Lindenberg , who is a developer at the Open Knowledge Foundation working on CKAN , PublicData.eu and Open Spending . Recently, there has hardly been a week in which there hasn’t been an announcement of a new local, regional or national open data initiative – including ever more extensive catalogues of data that is being opened up ( CKAN alone now runs in 20 or more places). While this is great news for those of us interested in re-using the data, it also means it becomes increasingly hard to keep a good overview of what kind of data are available for which places.
From Gephi:Wiki Gephi sample datasets, in various format (GEXF, GDF, GML, NET, GraphML, DL, DOT). Feel free to add new datasets. Be sure you cite original authors. Supported graph formats are described here .
Dataset information 467 million Twitter posts from 20 million users covering a 7 month period from June 1 2009 to December 31 2009. We estimate this is about 20-30% of all public tweets published on Twitter during the particular time frame. For each public tweet the following information is available: Author Time Content We have no Twitter social graph (who-follows-whom graph) available. You can find a copy of the graph here (thanks to Haewoon Kwak, et al.).