Weekend Minis – Online Video, Visualization Types, Poverty, Digital Life

Posted to Miscellaneous  |  Nathan Yau

Weekend Treats

A Tale of Two Types of Visualization and Much Confusion – Depending on who you talk to, data visualization can have very different meanings.

It’s Official. People Love Online Videos. Billions Of ‘Em. – 141 million unique viewers watched 10,156,199,000 videos this past December.

Global Poverty Maps – Explores the political economy of aid, examining the contributions made by developed country governments and their role in development.

My Trails Network – Inventing new ways to manage your digital life.

Favorites

The Best Data Visualization Projects of 2011

I almost didn’t make a best-of list this year, but as I clicked through the year’s post, it was hard …

Where People Run in Major Cities

There are many exercise apps that allow you to keep track of your running, riding, and other activities. Record speed, …

Causes of Death

There are many ways to die. Cancer. Infection. Mental. External. This is how different groups of people died over the past 10 years, visualized by age.

Graphical perception – learn the fundamentals first

Before you dive into the advanced stuff – like just about everything in your life – you have to learn the fundamentals before you know when you can break the rules.