Weekend Minis – Maps, Motion & Resources

Posted to Visualization  |  Nathan Yau

Interactive Travel Time and House Price Maps - Tom from Stamen recently announced some really slick mapping. They're very attractive and very responsive. Sidenote: Look forward to a guest post from Tom in the near future.

175+ Data and Information Visualization Examples and Resources - Meryl has posted an extensive list of visualization examples and resources available online. Thanks for linking here, Meryl!

GPSed - A site that takes advantage of the data available from your mobile phone, mainly pictures and your GPS trace.

Visualizing the History of Living Spaces - Ivanov et al. discuss the challenges of visualizing motion data from 215 motions sensors in a large office building.


Life expectancy changes

The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.

The Most Unisex Names in US History

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Real Chart Rules to Follow

There are rules—usually for specific chart types meant to be read in a specific way—that you shouldn’t break. When they are, everyone loses. This is that small handful.

Where Bars Outnumber Grocery Stores

A closer look at the age old question of where there are more bars than grocery stores, and vice versa.