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Our World in Data — Visualising the Empirical Evidence on how the World is Changing

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Five Body Worn Technology Trends in the Police Force U.S. police departments are on the cusp of full 21st century integration, exploiting the digital age’s numerous technological advancements in the name of public safety. Gone are the days of relying on radios and telephones during times of crisis on the frontline - today police officers throughout America are embracing the cutting-edge technology of tomorrow to better serve their country. Body-worn technology in particular is very much on the rise, providing U.S. officers with access to wearable innovations for convenience and cover. Here’s a breakdown of 5 wearable technologies revolutionizing the present and future of US law enforcement.

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. 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. The authors, from the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Human Capital in Vienna, combined country-level data and new census data from the United Nations to tease out how people moved between countries at five-year intervals.

Canadian socioeconomic database from Statistics Canada Website Evaluation 2017 Français Thank you for visiting Statistics Canada’s website. You have been selected to participate in a brief evaluation to help us improve the website. The evaluation is designed to measure your web site experience, please complete the questionnaire at the end of your visit. Privacy Protection The most detailed 3D world model is out there and it's free! How to create a detailed 3D topographic model of the entire Earth? As you could suspect the only feasible way to do it is using satellites. But a regular satellite scan will not be detailed enough to give you a meter-level accuracy.

Free Sankey Diagrams ⇓ Inputs: ' Type a list of Flows, like this: ' SOURCE [AMOUNT] TARGET ' Examples: Wages [2000] Budget Interest [25] Budget Budget [500] Taxes Budget [450] Housing Budget [310] Food Budget [205] Transportation Budget [400] Health Care Budget [160] Other Necessities ' After all your Flows are entered, use ' the controls below to customize the ' diagram's appearance. ' For even finer control over presentation, ' see the Manual (linked above). ⇑ Size, Spacing & Shape: ⇓ Colors... ⇓ Labels & Units... ⇓ Advanced...

Neuroscientists Successfully Demonstrate Rat and Monkey ‘Brainets’ A team of neuroscientists at Duke University published two separate studies today, one involving rats and the other involving rhesus macaque monkeys, that describe experiments on networks of brains, or Brainets, and illustrate how such networks could be used to combine electrical outputs from the neurons of multiple animals to perform tasks. Monkey experiment: primates were seated in separate rooms, each facing a computer monitor showing the virtual avatar arm from a first person perspective. Image credit: Arjun Ramakrishnan et al. In the monkey experiment, Dr Miguel Nicolelis of the Duke University School of Medicine and his colleagues linked the brains of rhesus macaque monkeys, who worked together to control the movements of the arm of a virtual avatar on a digital display in front of them. Each animal controlled two of three dimensions of movement for the same arm as they guided it together to touch a moving target.

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. 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.

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Downloads Data themes are available in three levels of detail. For each scale, themes are listed on Cultural, Physical, and Raster category pages. Stay up to date! Know when a new version of Natural Earth is released by subscribing to our announcement list. 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.

NEW RESEARCH: More than half of the top 100 URLS are tracking you You’ve probably never heard of most of the 100 top URLs in world. In fact, most users have no idea that they’ve even accessed most of the 89 domains the average user interacts with in a month. A new F-Secure Labs study of the top 100 URLS accessed by customers all over the globe shows that of the world’s top URLs only 15% were accessed directly. The remaining 85% were accessed by other websites or software on the users PCs. Of the 85% accessed automatically, 10% come from ad-serving domains, 35% are ad-serving domains with tracking components and 19% are purely tracking domains. This means that at least half of the URLs your browser accesses are not providing you any content.

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