Thanks to Our FlowingData Sponsors

Jun 16, 2009

A big thank you to our FlowingData sponsors who help keep the servers running. This blog would be running at a snail’s pace otherwise. Check out their sites to see the useful visualization tools they have to offer.

Tableau Software — Data exploration and visual analytics for understanding databases and spreadsheets that makes data analysis easy and fun.

NetCharts — Build business dashboards that turn data into actionable information with dynamic charts and graphs.

IDV Solutions — Create interactive, map-based, enterprise mashups in SharePoint.

InstantAtlas — Enables information analysts to create interactive maps to improve data visualization and enhance communication.

East-West Center — The non-profit is looking for an information designer to put together a series of graphics for their online and print publication.

Want to be a FlowingData sponsor? Email me, and I’ll get back to you with the details.

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.

Watching the growth of Walmart – now with 100% more Sam’s Club

The ever so popular Walmart growth map gets an update, and yes, it still looks like a wildfire. Sam’s Club follows soon after, although not nearly as vigorously.

How to Spot Visualization Lies

Many charts don’t tell the truth. This is a simple guide to spotting them.

Think Like a Statistician – Without the Math

I call myself a statistician, because, well, I’m a statistics graduate student. However, the most important things I’ve learned are less formal, but have proven extremely useful when working/playing with data.