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Welcome to FlowingData’s First Sponsor

Some of you might have noticed that FlowingData has a new sponsor in the sidebar. It's Eye-Sys, an impressive visualization tool that aims to make complex data easy to understand.…

Join Me in Blog Action Day 2008

I hope you'll consider joining me on Blog Action Day on October 15 this year. It's a day for bloggers around the world to all discuss one topic to raise…

Say Hello to the Brand New FlowingData Forums

Notice anything new at the top of this page? FlowingData readers, say hello to FlowingData forums. FlowingData forums, say hello to FlowingData readers. Tada, you're not strangers anymore. Now you…

Thank You, Everyone for Reading FlowingData

A few days ago, FlowingData's subscriber count shot up to 3,100+ subscribers, moving past the three thousand mark for the first time. I just wanted to take this chance to…

Happy One-Year Birthday, FlowingData!

It's been one year since my rambling post on creating effective visualization. It seems so long ago. What was I thinking? Since then, FlowingData has grown to 313 posts, 801…

Live Blogging Statistical Graphics From Germany This Week

For the next few days, I'm in Bremen, Germany for a conference on statistical graphics. The official name is Statistical Graphics: Data and Information Visualization in Today's Multimedia Society. While…

Free Pizza and Beer at the Freebase User Group Meeting

Freebase is one of my two new favorite toys, the other being my Xbox 360. Freebase is a free database of the world's knowledge, licensed under Creative Commons and provides…

Going to the Wireless Summit in DC Tomorrow

I'm headed to Washington tomorrow for the International Summit for Community Wireless Networks. There are several sessions tomorrow, of which I'll probably attend Using Wireless Networks for Human Rights and…

Relaxing and Drinking On the Beach This Week

My wife and I are celebrating our one-year anniversary this week with an all-inclusive trip to some tropical island. If all has gone according to plan, I should be sitting…

Headed to California for a Few Days

A quick announcement: I'm headed back to California for a few days and may or may not be online. While I'm gone, I have a couple of interesting guest posts…

Write a Guest Post for FlowingData

Early next month, I'm going to be traveling a bit. I'm headed back to California for about a week for some work-related stuff. Soon after, my wife and I will…

Winner of the Edward Tufte Book is…

Congratulations, Cody, the winner of a brand new copy of The Visual Display of Quantitative Information! Thank You Everyone Thank you to everyone who left comments and participated in this…

Upgraded to WordPress 2.5 – Hopefully All Went Well

I just upgraded to WordPress 2.5. I've been due for an upgrade for quite some time now, but I kept putting it off due to fear. The upgrade took about…

Last Chance to Win Tufte’s Visual Display of Quantitative Information

A quick reminder - there's just three more days to put in your contest entry to win Edward Tufte's Visual Display of Quantitative Information. Leave a comment on any FlowingData…

First Annual Applied Statistics Center Art Contest

Speaking of contests, the Applied Statistics Center at Columbia University is holding their first annual art contest.…

Win a Copy of The Visual Display of Quantitative Information By Edward Tufte

FlowingData reached a long awaited milestone yesterday - 1,000+ subscribers. Thank you to everyone who has subscribed, commented on, and linked to FlowingData. To extend my thanks, I'm running a…

Hello, Boing Boing Readers – Welcome to FlowingData

Hi, Boing Boing readers. Welcome to FlowingData. For the new visitors, here's the rundown (and for the old visitors, welcome back). My name is Nathan, and I'm a statistics graduate…

Post Something You Find Interesting to Our Facebook Group

I started a FlowingData Facebook group a couple of weeks ago, and I guessed that about two people would join. I was slightly off, and we're up to 92 now…

Talk to the New York Times Graphics Director, Steve Duenes

Everyone knows that The New York Times produces great graphics. I bet you're interested in how those graphics get made. What's the process of making a graphic? What makes a…

Welcome to FlowingData, Boing Boing Readers

Hi new FlowingData visitors. Please feel free to kick up your feet, sit back, and take a look around.

Live Webcast of Journalism 3G: A Symposium on Computation + Journalism

Get comfortable, and enjoy the computation+journalism symposium from home.

Join the FlowingData Facebook Group

I just created a FlowingData Facebook group where (I hope) readers can discuss and post interesting goodies about data visualization and statistics. Honestly, I'm only half-expecting like two people to…