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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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.

Causes of Death

There are many ways to die. Cancer. Infection. Mental. External. This is how different groups of people died over the past 10 years, visualized by age.

Best Data Visualization Projects of 2016

Here are my favorites for the year.

Life expectancy changes

The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.