Being dangerous

Posted to Data Sharing  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Think big data, and it’s tough not to associate it with big corporations who have their own interests in mind. Use data. Make money. It doesn’t have to always be like that though. Jen Lowe, for the Deep Lab Lecture Series, talks about reclaiming some of that power with silent gestures through the web and using data for good.

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Best Data Visualization Projects of 2016

Here are my favorites for the year.

10 Best Data Visualization Projects of 2015

These are my picks for the best of 2015. As usual, they could easily appear in a different order on a different day, and there are projects not on the list that were also excellent.

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.

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.