Posts from

2007

Top 10 FlowingData Posts for 2007

It's been a little over six months since I put up my first FlowingData post about creating effective visualization. Going through the archive, I'm amazed…

Sit Back and Relax with Casual Information Visualization

Zachary Pousman et al. write in their paper Casual Information Visualization: Depictions of Data in Everyday Life Information visualization has often focused on providing deep…

Using Data to Find Likely Crime Spots

Fighting crime with statistics isn't just for television. Now coming to a real life near you.

Ho, ho, ho, Meeerrrrry Christmas!

Merry Christmas Bedford Falls! Merry Christmas you old Savings and Loan! Merry Christmas Mr. Potter! Merry Christmas! Gosh, I love that movie. I watch it…

Download Detailed Baseball Statistics from the DataBank

Get your free, detailed baseball statistics here, free of charge. Go ahead, have some fun.

Names Mentioned in Debates by Major Presidential Candidates

As usual, The New York Times graphics department churns out another useful graphic. This time it's in network diagram form.

Man Takes a Picture of Himself Every Day for 6 Years

Noah Kalina took a picture of himself every day for six years (and still going); above is all of the pictures put together into a…

YouTube Releases Visualization for Related Videos

YouTube (or should I say Google), released their visualization for related videos. It's essentially a ball and stick graph without the sticks. The above is…

One Day in the Life of the Average American

Time Magazine's multimedia section has a fun, little piece showing some statistics for a day in the life of the average American. There's some mapping…

Migration/Demographics Database Available for Download

For our humanflows visualization, we used data from the United Nations Common Database and the Migration Information Source. The great thing about these types of…

Many Eyes Has Embeddable Visualization

You used to only be able to get a small thumbnail to "share" the visualization you found or created on Many Eyes (well, outside…

Does Your Name Affect How You Perform in Life?

Studies on names and performance seem to be all the rage right now: We like our names. And that preference can have negative repercussions, according…

Netflix Prize Dataset Visualization

One million dollars goes to whoever can understand the Netflix ratings dataset best.

Visualizar Showcase Officially Opened at Medialab

The Visualizar Showcase is officially open and ready for public viewing, so if you're in Madrid (and I'm about 80% sure you will be) from…

Google Has a Charting API Too Now

Yahoo: Look Google, I've got a Flash charts API now. I make it easier for people to plot their data, and look, pretty colors. Google:…

Yahoo Charts Control Library Now Available

Yahoo User Interface 2.4.0 was recently released which includes the new YUI Charts Control. Josh Tynjala of the Yahoo! Flash Platform team contributes the new…

Human Flows Protoype is Online Now

I made a few tweaks and our humanflows visualization prototypes are now online. There's a bit of information on how humanflows came about, who was…

Transcript Analyzer for Republican Debate

The New York Times recently put up a cool data exploration tool to sift through the transcript of the most recent Republican debate. They call…

Three Designers, a Statistician, and Migration Inflows Data

After two weeks at Visualizar, I'm back in the United States. It's good to be back. I don't know how many people know this (because…

A Few More Days Left at Visualizar

I feel like it's been forever since my last post, so I just wanted to let everyone know that I am not dead. It's the…