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

Jobs Charted by State and Salary

Jobs and pay can vary a lot depending on where you live, based on 2013 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here’s an interactive to look.

Pizza Place Geography

Most of the major pizza chains are within a 5-mile radius of where I live, so I have my pick, …

Life expectancy changes

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

Top Brewery Road Trip, Routed Algorithmically

There are a lot of great craft breweries in the United States, but there is only so much time. This is the computed best way to get to the top rated breweries and how to maximize the beer tasting experience. Every journey begins with a single sip.