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Microsoft’s Vision for 2019 is Data Visualization

Google's chief economist tells us statistician will be the sexy job of the next decade. Now Microsoft provides its vision for 2019 (video below): Video:…

Banking Execs Flee with Millions of Dollars in Golden Parachute

I figured out how I am going to get rich, and I'm going to share my secret with you. I'm going to become a high-profile…

How Many Gallons of Fuel Does it Take to Travel 350 Miles?

GOOD Magazine, in collaboration with Robert A. Di Leso, Jr., explores fuel use by various modes of transportation. In what is essentially a fancied up…

How Much Junk Orbits Around the Earth?

You might not realize it, but there's a lot of junk that orbits around the Earth. The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) tracks anything…

The Universe in 2009 from Seed Magazine

Seed Magazine, a publication dedicated to cool things in science, give us The Universe in 2009: In 2009, we are celebrating curiosity and creativity with…

Wired Relates Playboy Playmate BMI and Average BMI, 1954-2008

Playboy playmates continue to be a point of fascination. Remember that study on Playmates and the state of the economy? Anyhow, Wired Magazine visualizes Playmate…

Alternate View of Obama’s $819 billion Stimulus Package

OK, so we saw CreditLoan's representation of Obama's stimulus package. Here's Washington Post's take on the breakdown with a combination of bar charts, bubbles, and…

CreditLoan Maps Out Obama’s Economic Stimulus Plan

President Barack Obama has a $800 billion+ economic stimulus package in the works. That's a lot of dough. Where's it all going? CreditLoan provides the…

USA Today Digs Into Job Forecasts for 2009

While on the topic of job losses, USA Today provides a look into job forecasts from Moody's Economy.com. While the new forecast shows U.S. employment…

4 Different Looks at Job Losses During Recessions

There are so many ways that you can cut a dataset whether it be big or small. Cut it by time, different chunks of time,…

MIX Online Explores Visualization in Project Descry

MIX Online, a community of designers and developers, released Project Descry - a series of four open source web-based visualizations. Ever wonder what goes into…

Ranking and Mapping Scientific Knowledge – eigenfactor

The Eigenfactor Project and Moritz Stefaner collaborate in these interactive visualizations "based on Eigenfactor Metrics and hierarchical clustering to explore emerging patterns in citation networks."…

George Dubya Bush Bull’s-eye

Linda Eckstein sent this graphic along to show the main ideas of Russ Baker's Family of Secrets. In Linda's words, "[T]he idea was for me…

What’s the Weather Like In Your City?

Cincinnati's local NBC news provides viewers with a customizable weather dashboard. Look up your city, drag and drop the different modules, and look at the…

New York Times Maps Twitter Chatter During Super Bowl

Twitter and maps just go well together. The New York Times maps Super Bowl-related tweets over the course of the game. A control timeline is…

Showcase of Student Personal Annual Reports

Some of the best stuff comes out of student projects. During the Screendesign workshop in Fachhochschule Potsdam last summer, students were asked to collect, analyze,…

Data Visualization Sketches for Google Search Results

Grid/plane, a studio centered in Portland Orgeon, collaborated with Instrument, to visualize media buzz across various social media outlets. The client? Google. Working in tandem…

Last Day to Put in Your Entry for Visualize This – Vote Now

A quick reminder: tomorrow is the last day to put in your entry for the first edition of Visualize This. There have been a lot…

Why Do Freeways Come to an Annoying Hault?

The worst thing about Los Angeles is the traffic hands down. As you sit there in a traffic jam, you first wonder what the hold…

Heavy Metal Band Names Flow Chart

Doogie Horner from Comic vs. Audience created the above flow chart for heavy metal band names. So in case you're in search of name for…

Visualizing Twitter as Barack Obama Became the 44th President

On Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 12pm, Barack Obama officially became the 44th president of the United States of America. As we all watched Obama…

Twistori for the Inauguration

Remember Twistori? It's the Twitter mashup that shows tweets of love, hate, think, believe, and wish. I guess naturally, there's an inauguration version. It's not…