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Win a One-year Subscription to SiSense Dashboards

Want some easy-to-use online dashboard software? The next prize up for grabs is for you then - a one-year subscription to SiSense. This one will be especially useful for anyone…

Limited Edition Infographic Goodies Up for Grabs

I'm a WallStats fan, so I was especially excited when Jess put up two 389 Years Ago posters for the 10k giveaway. One is limited edition, and the other is…

It’s Time for Another FlowingData 10k Giveaway – Quick Deadline

I majored in computer science. I hated it. I ran from it like the black plague. That was then though. This is now. It turns out that programming can actually…

WallStats’ Death & Taxes Poster – Three Chances to Win!

Where does all of our tax money go? Well, here's your chance to find out. Graphic designer Jess Bachman from WallStats has kindly put up three Death and Taxes posters…

Visualize This: 10k Giveaway Edition – FusionCharts Licenses Up For Grabs!

This is a special edition of Visualize This. Why? I'm glad you asked. Since our FlowingData 10k giveaway is now underway, it seemed fitting that we put up some prizes…

First Giveaway… a Tableau Software Personal Edition!

It's time for the first competition of our 10k giveaway. Not only is this first prize super awesome, but we've made it extremely easy to enter to win. This one's…

$3,000 FlowingData 10k Giveaway – Prizes and Sponsors

Alright, let's get this giveaway going. I hope you're all as excited about this as I am. Below are the prizes that will be given out over the next two…

$3,000 Worth of Prizes in FlowingData 10k Giveaway!

Earlier last week, FlowingData reached a long-awaited milestone - 10,000 subscribers. This obviously wouldn't be possible without FlowingData readers (b/c uh, then there would be zero subscribers), so over the…

FlowingData Takes A Break

FlowingData posts will slow down this holiday week. I'm going to be busy watching all the movies coming out this Christmas and eating a lot of food that will inevitably…

Win Free iPod Touch – SiSense Dashboard Challenege

SiSense is running a dashboard competition, and a free iPod Touch is up for grabs. All you have to do is create the best dashboard using SiSense -- which is…

Winner of Tufte Books and Many Other Good Entries

I ran a contest last week to improve a graph from Swivel that showed immigration to the United States. FlowingData readers sent in lots of different approaches (that took me…

Keep Your Fingers Crossed

FlowingData will be transferred to a bigger and better server tonight between 10pm and 2am, during which the site will be down for about 30 minutes. Hopefully everything goes as…

Last Chance to Win 2 Free Tufte Books

Just a quick reminder that the deadline to submit your entries to our graph contest is comin' up. Get your entries in by Friday, December 5, 8:00pm EST for a…

Contest: Win TWO Edward Tufte Books – Enter Now

It's December 1. 'Tis the season for giving, so guess what - it's time for a FlowingData contest! Jodi has kindly offered two free Edward Tufte books for one lucky…

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 45 million turkeys will be consumed today. I hope you're contributing to the count. Dibs on wing.…

Giveaway: Win a Free Subscription to GOOD Magazine

I subscribed to GOOD Magazine a while back. They describe themselves as the magazine for people who "give a damn." I initially subscribed because of their transparency section - a…

A Small Favor

I had to install a new caching implementation a few days ago to appease the hosting gods. Since then I've gotten a few emails reporting garbled text instead of an…

FlowingData Gets a Facelift – Now 10x Sexier

Anyone who has a blog can attest to this. No matter how much you tweak your blog's design, you can always find something else to "fix." Maybe it's the spacing…

Caption Contest Winner is…

While we're on the subject of contests, lets not forget the epic battle for best caption. Thank you to everyone who participated. All the entries were great and really entertaining,…

Write a Guest Post on FlowingData

I'm headed to Chicago next week for Wired Magazine's NextFest, "a premier showcase of the global innovations transforming our world." So if you happen to be there, come find me…

Caption Contest – Win The Numerati by Stephen Baker

As promised, it's time for a FlowingData contest. To the winner goes The Numerati by Stephen Baker, a book about how data play a huge role in our future. Indeed,…

FlowingData Welcomes Tableau Software

I'm pleased to welcome Tableau Software as FlowingData's newest sponsor. I know that a lot of you already use Tableau for your data visualization and analysis needs, but for those…