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Viegas+Wattenberg announce visualization startup

Big news. Former IBMers Fernanda Viegas and Martin Wattenberg just announced their new venture Flowing Media (no relation to FlowingData), a consultancy focused on visualization…

Design for America – Win $5,000

In a follow up to Apps for America, Sunlight Labs just introduced their next contest: Design for America. This 10 week long design and data…

Notes from Interactive Infographics #interinfo #sxsw

Yesterday was the Interactive Infographics panel at South by Southwest, and if Twitter is any indication of how it went, I'd say the panel…

Undergraduate Summer Program for Statistics

If you're an undergraduate with an interest in data and statistics, you should definitely consider applying to this one-week summer program: Explorations in Statistics…

What day is it? It’s Data Privacy Day!

Today is Data Privacy Day 2010, apparently. Was there a Data Privacy Day 2009? I dunno. To be honest, I didn't even care all that…

Join the Great American Hackathon

Sunlight Labs, one of my new favorite data groups, has partnered with Google, RedHat, Mozilla, and several others to get the open source community involved…

Workshop: Visualization on the Web – Join Me at VisWeek

Visualization on the Web is growing, but a lot of the really good stuff is just sitting around on someone's computer. So to get a…

Non-profit Seeks Infographic Designer

Are you an information designer looking for a project? The East-West Center in Washington is currently looking for a designer to create a series of…

Turning Statistics Into Knowledge – 3 Days Left to Sign Up

The US Census Bureau, World Bank, and OECD have organized a seminar to discuss innovations in visualization and blossoming Web technologies to disperse the stories…

Do You Want to Learn How to Make Statistical Graphics?

If you're interested in learning how to use R for statistical graphics or tools like GGobi for exploratory data analysis, check out this workshop in…

Position Available for Professor of Statistics at UCLA

While we're on the topic of what you plan to do with your PhD in statistics - UCLA department of statistics recently announced that it…

Highlights From Journalism 3G – Symposium on Computation + Journalism

Writers and engineers came together to discuss technology's role in journalism at the recent symposium at Georgia Tech.