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Comment to win a free HistoryShots print – winners announced

Happy Friday, everyone. Leading into the weekend, HistoryShots has kindly put three prints up for grabs to decorate that plain wall of yours with data…

Friday freebies: Visual history posters from Timeplots – winners announced

It's Friday, and the weekend's staring you in the face. You look like you need some free stuff. Timeplots has kindly put up three visual…

Comment to win free registration for Strata data conference – winner announced

Okay, I sort of dropped the ball on this one. I have a free pass up for grabs to the O'Reilly Strata Conference next week,…

Comment to win a copy of Data Analysis with Open Source Tools – winner announced

Looking to get more serious about your data analysis? Data Analysis with Open Source Tools by Philip K. Janert can help you with that. The…

Merry Christmas from FlowingData

Merry Christmas and happy new year! As usual, don't forget to eat lots. That's the only way to roll during the holidays.…

Join FlowingData fantasy basketball pool

The basketball season is going to start soon (finally). To make the season more interesting, I'm starting a FlowingData fantasy basketball pool, and you're invited.…

Challenge: Advertised vs. actual waistline

Ever notice how pants seem to fit differently from store-to-store even though they're labeled as the same size? Why does the 36-inch at Old Navy…

your.flowingdata Users: Help Wanted. Five minutes of your time

As many of you know, your.flowingdata, an application to help you collect data about yourself via Twitter, has been running for a while now. Some…

Comment to win a graphic guide to coffee drinks (poster) – winner announced

We saw this handy dandy coffee guide by Plaid Creative a while back. Oh so clean. Oh so informative. The world of fancy pants coffee…

Running on Thesis Fumes

I’m in the fifth year of my statistics PhD, and the time has finally come where I need to lock myself in my office and…

Happy birthday, FlowingData. You’re three today

Can you believe it? FlowingData is three years old today. I'm in the middle of a cross-country move, so I can't get into the number…

Comment to win a copy of ‘Beautiful Visualization’ – winner announced!

Continuing with the 'Beautiful' series, O'Reilly has released their newest one, Beautiful Visualization. This book examines the methods of two dozen visualization experts who approach…

FlowingData stickers!

I love the Apple logo and all, but my Macbook really needed some pizazz, and what says pizazz more than a FlowingData sticker? Nothing. Honest…

Comment to win free copies of ‘Beginning Python Visualization’ – Winners announced

You know when you're going through old junk and find something really awesome that you completely forgot about? Well that's what happened to me the…

Cleaning house.

I'm transitioning to a new server right now, and let me tell you. Moving three years' worth of files and content is no fun at…

Status Update for the World Progress Report

Just a quick update for those who ordered the World Progress Report. It's been with the printer this past week, and I expect to…

Buy a Print. Support Distaster Relief in Haiti. Please.

Unless you live under a rock inside a cave in the remotest area in the world, you know a huge quake struck Haiti on Tuesday,…

Merry Christmas, and See You Next Year

Merry Christmas, everyone! I hope you're having a great holiday season so far. Good food, good company, and more good food. This will be my…

Best of FlowingData 2009, and What to Expect in 2010

It was another interesting and sometimes exciting year for FlowingData. To think, I was beaming when there were 7,000 of you at the beginning of…

Comment to win free copies of The Visual Miscellaneum: Winners announced!

As we all know, David McCandless of Information is Beautiful, launched his new book The Visual Miscellaneum. You can read my review here. David was…

Black Friday Starts Now. 3 Prints for 1!

Straight to the point. It's Black Friday. Here's the deal. Get 1 print for the price of 3. No wait, switch that. Get 3 prints…

FlowingData is On CNN – A new way of looking at the world

Just a quick note. There's an article up on CNN right now by Manav Tanneeru about the growth of visualization: A new way of looking…
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