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Make charts and dashboards online. Visualizing Which Countries People Are Trying To Get Away From, And Where They're Going. The patterns of human migrations around the world are fascinating to think about.

Visualizing Which Countries People Are Trying To Get Away From, And Where They're Going

Global movements reflect current events—whether war and strife, or economic opportunity and technological improvement—and these patterns also slowly reshape nations themselves. That’s why it’s worth taking a few minutes to play around with this new interactive graphic of global migration patterns. In an unprecedented amount of detail, the graphic captures the movements in and out of 196 countries over the last 20 years (see here for the interactive version). Built with software normally used in the field of genetics, the visualization accompanies a new analysis published in the journal Science today that provides the most detailed look at migration patterns yet. Our World in Data — Visualising the Empirical Evidence on how the World is Changing. AnIntroductionToVisualizingData. Using data visualization to bridge gap in research, programs & policies. The Institute for Health Policy (IHP), based in the School of Public Health at The University of Texas, contributes to improving public health by developing creative ways to bridge the gap between scientific research, practical programs and policy solutions.

Using data visualization to bridge gap in research, programs & policies

The IHP brings its technical expertise and non-partisan analysis to health policy issues, with special focus on the Texas and the Texas-Mexico border areas. Background The Institute aims to disseminate health data in a user-friendly way and is involved in ensuring the results of the recent 2010 Health of Houston Survey are available throughout the state. This is the first year of the survey which is based on the California Health Interview Survey – the largest state health survey in the United States. We interviewed Dr. Thomas explains that IHP plans to run the Health of Houston survey (HHS) biennially and be able to provide multiyear analysis of health data across the Houston Metropolitan Area.

Making the project work Key benefits. Gapminder: Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view. Visual Analysis Best Practices. Tableau Software helps people see and understand data.

Visual Analysis Best Practices

Tableau helps anyone quickly analyze, visualize and share information. More than 29,000 customer accounts get rapid results with Tableau in the office and on-the-go. Dataesthetics: The Power and Beauty of Data Visualization. One of my areas of interest that has grown over the last couple years has been data visualization.

Dataesthetics: The Power and Beauty of Data Visualization

I’m a visually-oriented learner, and I look forward to seeing any techniques, illustrations, or technologies that: 1) Allow people to assimilate information as fast as possible. 2) Deepen understanding of knowledge by visually illustrating data in new and interesting ways. There is nothing like having an intellectual epiphony after looking at a picture for a few seconds (pictures can definitely be worth a thousand words). 3) Present information in an aesthetically pleasing way.

Thanks in large part to del.icio.us, I’ve come across a wide assortment of sites and blogs that really illustrate some amazing work in this area. Before I dive into some of the great examples, I figured I’d address the main theme of this article: ‘Dataesthetics’. Now for the visually stunning sites. Sites Business LinkSViewer – interactive visual networking tool for venture capital relationships in Silicon Valley.

Music. Blog About Infographics and Data Visualization - Cool Infographics. Free data, statistics, analysis, visualization & sharing - knoema.com. 50 Great Examples of Data Visualization. Wrapping your brain around data online can be challenging, especially when dealing with huge volumes of information.

50 Great Examples of Data Visualization

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. ChartsBin.com - Visualize your data. Data Visualization: Modern Approaches. Data presentation can be beautiful, elegant and descriptive.

Data Visualization: Modern Approaches

There is a variety of conventional ways to visualize data – tables, histograms, pie charts and bar graphs are being used every day, in every project and on every possible occasion. However, to convey a message to your readers effectively, sometimes you need more than just a simple pie chart of your results. In fact, there are much better, profound, creative and absolutely fascinating ways to visualize data. Many of them might become ubiquitous in the next few years. So what can we expect? Let’s take a look at the most interesting modern approaches to data visualization as well as related articles, resources and tools. 1.

Trendmap 20071 Informationarchitects.jp3 presents the 200 most successful websites on the web, ordered by category, proximity, success, popularity and perspective in a mindmap. Infographics & Data Visualisations. Visual Data.