Need music data? Get all the data you want and more from the freely available million song dataset, offered by LabROSA at Columbia University and Echo Nest. There’s lots of metadata on song features and your standard stuff like year and artist. There are also several code wrappers and samples to help researchers make use of the data right away.
Million song dataset available for download
The Best Data Visualization Projects of 2014
It’s always tough to pick my favorite visualization projects. Nevertheless, I gave it a go.
Visualizing the Uncertainty in Data
Data is an abstraction, and it’s impossible to encapsulate everything it represents in real life. So there is uncertainty. Here are ways to visualize the uncertainty.