Weekend Minis – Online Video, Visualization Types, Poverty, Digital Life

Posted to Miscellaneous  |  Nathan Yau

Weekend Treats

A Tale of Two Types of Visualization and Much Confusion – Depending on who you talk to, data visualization can have very different meanings.

It’s Official. People Love Online Videos. Billions Of ‘Em. – 141 million unique viewers watched 10,156,199,000 videos this past December.

Global Poverty Maps – Explores the political economy of aid, examining the contributions made by developed country governments and their role in development.

My Trails Network – Inventing new ways to manage your digital life.

Favorites

The Changing American Diet

See what we ate on an average day, for the past several decades.

Think Like a Statistician – Without the Math

I call myself a statistician, because, well, I’m a statistics graduate student. However, the most important things I’ve learned are less formal, but have proven extremely useful when working/playing with data.

Best Data Visualization Projects of 2016

Here are my favorites for the year.

Causes of Death

There are many ways to die. Cancer. Infection. Mental. External. This is how different groups of people died over the past 10 years, visualized by age.