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Your Notes, Snapshots, and Memories Accessible From Everywhere – Evernote

I just signed up for an EverNote account, which lets you store all of your notes online from all of your devices - tablet, paper,…

Facebook Security Upgrade Rendered Useless – Private Photos Leaked

Just when you thought it was safe to upload those photos from that wild Friday night to Facebook, this happens: A security lapse made it…

Putting Analysis Online With StatCrunch and Covariable [Review]

Are online statistical tools sufficient to analyze our complex datasets?

Organizing Your Music Visually

I'm not a music downloading monster like some, but for those who are, this might come in handy.

Stamen Design Puts Out Another Good One in Digg Pics

Stamen Design announces another impressive Digg Labs project -- Digg Pics. Watch the current Digg activity pass you by in near real-time.

YouTube Releases Visualization for Related Videos

YouTube (or should I say Google), released their visualization for related videos. It's essentially a ball and stick graph without the sticks. The above is…

Many Eyes Has Embeddable Visualization

You used to only be able to get a small thumbnail to "share" the visualization you found or created on Many Eyes (well, outside…

Google Has a Charting API Too Now

Yahoo: Look Google, I've got a Flash charts API now. I make it easier for people to plot their data, and look, pretty colors. Google:…

Yahoo Charts Control Library Now Available

Yahoo User Interface 2.4.0 was recently released which includes the new YUI Charts Control. Josh Tynjala of the Yahoo! Flash Platform team contributes the new…

Graphwise: Crawling the Web for Tabulated Data

Graphwise launched a few weeks ago, but I'm just hearing about it now, so I guess there hasn't been a whole lot of buzz about…

Use Flare Visualization Toolkit to Build Interactive Viz for the Web

Tom from Stamen Design and Hadley from the GGobi group kindly pointed me to the recently ported Flare visualization toolkit. Developed by Berkeley's Jeffrey…

Create, Share, and Embed Custom Timelines with circaVie

Part of the AIM network, it's another online application to create and share timelines. As I've said before, timelines are very intuitive in displaying…

What is the Best Way to Learn Flash & Actionscript for Visualization?

Maybe someone can help me with this. I'm shifting focus from static graphics (with Adobe Illustrator) and moving onto dynamic data visualization with Flash and…

Gazing Deeply Into Your Many Eyes

Dear Many Eyes, From the moment I stared into your thousands of solid black eyes, I knew we had something special. Since the day we…

World Freedom Atlas

World Freedom Atlas is an online geo-visualization tool that shows a number of freedom indicators so to speak. For example, you can map by a…

Swivel Gets a Data Guy

What the heck's a data guy? According to Gerard, who studied computer science and economics in college It means that I'm the type of person…

Useful Stat Resources for R and GRASS

UCLA Statistics has a pretty extensive list of resources on how to use R and GRASS. For those unfamiliar, R is a programming language and…

Using Many Eyes to Visualize Text

Some time last month, Many Eyes introduced their text visualization, the word tree. The user starts from a word or phrase, which is the root…

Use Mint to Manage Your Finances

Mint was released last week. It's an online application that brings financial data from all of your credit card and bank accounts into one place.…

My Love-hate Relationship with ArcGIS

ArcGIS can do a lot for you in terms of speeding up the mapping process, which is great, but here's my dilemma: do I really…

Why I Do Not Swivel Data

I've been back and forth on whether or not I wanted to post about this. Two reasons: I feel blasphemous feeling this way; and I'm…

Many Eyes on The Times U.S. Open Blog

There was a post on The Times U.S. Open blog debating on the state of American tennis compared to the rest of the world. Right…