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Datasets on Datavisualization
Wikileaks US Embassy Cables 29 Nov 2010 Datasets Infographic, Politics Wikileaks began on Sunday November 28th publishing 251,287 leaked United States embassy cables, the largest set of confidential documents ever to be released into the public domain. Here's how media outlets strive to make the data more accessible than its original form. Read more New Twitter Data from Infochimps 28 Apr 2010 Datasets Internet, Twitter Infochimps, the open marketplace for data, just released their updated Twitter Census dataset with over 1.6Billion Tweets. Searchable World Government Data 25 Jan 2010 Datasets Government, Politics Governments around the globe are opening up their data vaults – allowing people to check out the numbers for themselves. USA and China Leading in Carbon Emissions 09 Dec 2009 Datasets, Showcases BubbleChart, Environmental, Politics Simon Rogers from the Guardian Data Blog takes a look at the latest (2007) figures about carbon emissions per country. Google: Zeitgeist 2009

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Michael Deal ◊ Graphic Design Ongoing study of Beatles through infographics, much of which is based on secondary sources such as sales statistics, biographies, recording session notes, sheet music, and raw audio readings. This graphic traces songwriting contributions by different band members (data based on authorial attributions quantified by William J. Dowlding in the book Beatlesongs Longwinded notes: Color patterns offer clues about the band's gradual fracturing as each member became more independent.

8 Articles Discussing Visual and Visualisation Literacy » Seeing Data In many ways we are in a golden age of experimentation and discovery in data visualisation. The popular coverage of data visualisation on the web tends to reflect this, generally concentrating on new projects, new techniques and tools. This is entirely understandable. Research: Lev Manovich Coins the Term 'Media Visualization' New media theorist Lev Manovich just released a new text, titled What is Visualization? [manovich.net]. One might first wonder if such a question is not too... obvious, but in the light of the contentious discussion about the tension between artistic and scientific representations of data, and whether data art should be called visualization at all, it is always worth covering the basics.

OEM Partnerships For over ten years we have been building mutually beneficial partnerships. Our partner programs enable independent software vendors to rollout a dashboard solution at a cost significantly lower than developing a complete solution in house. The iDashboards OEM Program has been built on a strong foundation of values including: 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.

Visualising Data » Blog Archive » Essential Resources: Web-based visualisation tools This is part of a series of posts to share with readers a useful collection of some of the most important, effective and practical data visualisation resources. This post presents a collection of the many web-based charting and infographics tools. Some are great, some are less great but they all have a role across this collection of typically free to use, accessible web-based options. People can try them out for themselves and judge to see what works for them. 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

The Five Best Libraries For Building Data Visualizations An explosion in the number of available data sources and data-processing tools means that more people than ever are jumping into the world of data visualization. But with so much to learn, it can be intimidating to know just where to start. So which library is best, and what advice do the pros have? Read on and find out. Like telling the history of personal computers without mentioning Steve Jobs, it’s impossible to talk about data visualization without talking about D3. Arguably the most dominant and important programming library in the field, D3 (short for Data Driven Documents) is an open source JavaScript library usually used to generate SVG graphics.

10 significant visualisation developments: July to December 2012 To mark the milestone of each mid-year and end of year I try to take a reflective glance over the previous 6 months period in the data visualisation field and compile some of the most significant developments. These are the main projects, events, new sites, trends, personalities and general observations that have struck me as being important to help further the development of this field. Earlier this year I published this collection for the first 6 months of 2012 and now I’d like to mark the end of 2012 with my latest perspective.

Why Data Visualizations A picture is worth 1000 words A proverb is a simple and concrete saying popularly known and revered, which expresses a truth, based on common sense or the practical experience of humanity. The proverb "A picture is worth 1000 words" is one you have probably heard more than once. 10 Best Data Visualization Projects of the Year – 2010 Data visualization and all things related continued its ascent this year with projects popping up all over the place. Some were good, and a lot were not so good. More than anything, I noticed a huge wave of big infographics this year.

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