Data Visualization Blogs You Might Not Know About

Apr 15, 2008

We all know about information aesthetics, but what other visualization blogs are out there? While writing for FlowingData I’ve come across some good ones as people send me links (hint) or that I’ve just randomly found. Here are some of the visualization (and mapping) blogs that I enjoy.

  • Strange Maps – Lots of unique maps from ads, books, papers, etc with very informed commentary.
  • Well-formed Data – Moritz is interested in interface design, visualization, statistics and data mining and is a freelance visualizer.
  • Random Etc. – Tom occasionally updates his blog with thoughts, resources, and, well, random etc.
  • Serial Consign – Greg talks about design and research with some visualization mixed in.
  • AnyGeo – Covers everything geospatial, although I do wish Glenn would switch to full feeds.

What are some of your favorites that others might not know about?

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Favorites

A Day in the Life of Americans

I wanted to see how daily patterns emerge at the individual level and how a person’s entire day plays out. So I simulated 1,000 of them.

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.

Who is Older and Younger than You

Here’s a chart to show you how long you have until you start to feel your age.

The Best Data Visualization Projects of 2014

It’s always tough to pick my favorite visualization projects. Nevertheless, I gave it a go.