Weekend Fodder

Posted to Quicklinks  |  Nathan Yau

How to split up the US – Geographic clusters based on social network connections on Facebook. [thx, przemek]

Rise of the Infogeeks – Lots of graphic designers have taken a liking to information graphics.

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) gives augmented reality a go – Point your iPhone at the station and get info on when the next train is coming.

Google Public Data Explorer – Trying to get more mileage out of the Trendalyzer acquisition. [thx, eric]



The Most Unisex Names in US History

Moving on from the most trendy names in US history, let’s look at the most unisex ones. Some names have …

Marrying Age

People get married at various ages, but there are definite trends that vary across demographic groups. What do these trends look like?

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.

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 …