37 Data-ish Blogs You Should Know About. You might not know it, but there are actually a ton of data and visualization blogs out there.
I'm a bit of a feed addict subscribing to just about anything with a chart or a mention of statistics on it (and naturally have to do some feed-cleaning every now and then). In a follow up to my short list last year, here are the data-ish blogs, some old and some new, that continue to post interesting stuff. Data and Statistics By the Numbers - Column from The New York Times visual Op-ed columnist, Charles Blow, who also used to be NYT's graphics director.Data Mining - Matthew Hurst, scientist at Microsoft's MSN, also the co-creator of BlogPulse.Statistical Modeling - We might disagree on certain things, but Andrew's blog is one of the few active pure statistics blogs.The Numbers Guy - Data-minded reporting from Carl Bialik of the Wall Street Journal.Basketball Geek - Like statistical analysis and basketball?
Statistical/Analytical Visualization Maps Design & Infographics Others Worth Noting. 27 Visualizations and Infographics to Understand the Financial Crisis. I've said it before, and I'll say it again.
If there's anything good that has come out of the financial crisis it's the slew of high-quality graphics to help us understand what's going on. Some visualizations attempt to explain it all while others focus on affected business. Others concentrate on how we, as citizens are affected. Some show those who are responsible. After you examine these 27 visualizations and infographics, no doubt you'll have a pretty good idea about what's going on. Visual Guides to the Financial Crisis Let's start things off with some comprehensive guides to the financial crisis. 2008 Financial Crisis by Carolyn Aler and Sam Conway A Visual Guide to the Financial Crisis by Jess Bachman Jess from WallStats put this together for the Mint blog. The Global Finanical Crisis by Cypher 13 Where Did All the Money Go?
From Feliciano Rahardjo Looks like the beginning of a comic book. A Closer Look at the Global Financial Crisis by Liam Johnstone The Global Money Mess by Karen Ong. Proceedings of the Third international conference on Digital heritage. 50 Great Examples of Data Visualization. Wrapping your brain around data online can be challenging, especially when dealing with huge volumes of information.
And trying to find related content can also be difficult, depending on what data you’re looking for. But data visualizations can make all of that much easier, allowing you to see the concepts that you’re learning about in a more interesting, and often more useful manner. Below are 50 of the best data visualizations and tools for creating your own visualizations out there, covering everything from Digg activity to network connectivity to what’s currently happening on Twitter. Music, Movies and Other Media Narratives 2.0 visualizes music. Liveplasma is a music and movie visualization app that aims to help you discover other musicians or movies you might enjoy.
Tuneglue is another music visualization service. MusicMap is similar to TuneGlue in its interface, but seems slightly more intuitive. Digg, Twitter, Delicious, and Flickr Internet Visualizations. Follow The Money. By Maria Popova Visual economics, or what virtual currencies have to do with real neighbors.
Money makes the world go ’round. Or so the saying goes. Whether or not that’s true, money does go around the world, wrapping it in an invisible web of socioeconomic and geopolitical patterns. The Art of Economic Complexity. 10 Popular Sites Like Visualeconomics. An example search result How moreofit Searches Each website has a unique tag signature -- a set of words that users have described the website as.
Moreofit searches for websites that have similar tag signatures and displays the results. 1: Similarity A site's "similarity" is determined by how well its tag signature matches the tag signature that is being searched for. 2: Popularity The popularity of a website is, well, pretty much self explanatory. 3: Tag Signature The tag signatures show how a site is described.