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Grandma, Thank You For Giving Us Something to Smile About

Peace is what comes to mind when I think of my grandma.

Headed to Computational Journalism at Georgia Tech

Advances in News Gathering, Improving Journalism Workflow, Social Computing and Journalism, Ubiquitous Journalism.

FlowingData Gets an Overhaul and a Facelift

You've probably already noticed (unless you're subscribed to the feed), but FlowingData now has a brand new look and feel. It started with a tweak, and then I just got…

Top 10 FlowingData Posts for 2007

It's been a little over six months since I put up my first FlowingData post about creating effective visualization. Going through the archive, I'm amazed by how much this blog…

Ho, ho, ho, Meeerrrrry Christmas!

Merry Christmas Bedford Falls! Merry Christmas you old Savings and Loan! Merry Christmas Mr. Potter! Merry Christmas! Gosh, I love that movie. I watch it every year, and it never…

Visualizar Showcase Officially Opened at Medialab

The Visualizar Showcase is officially open and ready for public viewing, so if you're in Madrid (and I'm about 80% sure you will be) from now until January 5, 2008…

A Few More Days Left at Visualizar

I feel like it's been forever since my last post, so I just wanted to let everyone know that I am not dead. It's the last few days here at…

My First Couple of Days in Madrid

It's been a couple of days here in Madrid. It's about 6:00am in the morning and I really should get back to bed. I'm incredibly jet lagged though, so that's…

Headed to Spain for the Visualizar Workshop

When people I know can't decide whether or not go to graduate school, I always encourage them to do so, because cool stuff like this happens. First I get to…

Join Eco-Viz Challenges to Raise Environmental Awareness

Eyebeam, an art and technology research center, has posted two eco-viz challenges to get artists and technologists thinking about data visualization and the role it plays in raising environmental awareness.…

World Visualization Day (Really)

I thought Robert was just thinking out loud when he wrote his post on World Visualization Day, but I was apparently wrong. There's now a simple World Visualization Day site,…

Social Data Analysis Workshop

I stumbled across the Social Data Analysis workshop, happening as part of CHI 2008. It is being organized by none other than IBM Visual Communication Lab's Martin Wattenberg and Fernanda…

ProBlogger Birthday Bash Giveaway

If you have a blog, I'm sure you've heard of the the ever so popular ProBlogger blog. To celebrate, Darren is giving away $54,000 worth of prizes! The current giveaway…

StatGrad Discussion Board Now Open

The StatGrad discussion board is now online -- a place where stat students can hang out. One of the things I miss most about going to school is hanging out…

West Coast Stata Users Group, Oct. 25

For those interested in or who already use Stata, the first Stata users group on the west coast is coming up on October 25-26. It's $150 for both days and…