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5 Great TED Talks about DataViz

DataViz is a broad term that has been trending for years, so what exactly is DataViz, and why does it matter? DataViz (or data visualization) is simply the visual representation of data or information. For example, charts, maps, diagrams, infographics, icons and illustrations are all forms of data …

Data Visualization

Story-Driven Data Visualization? Yep, That's a Thing, and Here's How You Do It

Let's start with a question. What's one recent article that made a big impact on you? For me, it was Nathan T. Baker's blog post, "My Content Only …

The Ultimate Road Trip: Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

Road trip season may be dwindling, but there’s still time to get behind the wheel and have a whirlwind adventure. While North America is no stranger …

Porto city guide: How to spend two days in Portugal's second city

Why go now?<p>Porto is a city on the rise, tempting travellers with its pretty old town, excellent wine bars and golden rooftops. This isn’t a …

This Blogger Visited All 7 Continents in 7 Years—Here's How You Can Too

Even if you have a serious misadventure while abroad, as long as you've kept these safe and accessible, "you can pretty much get out of any jam," …

9 Budget Destinations In India You Can Travel To In 2018

Goa is one of the most touristy places in India and yet I’d never say that it’s overrated. Everyone needs to come across the spirit of Goa at least …

10 Things You Need to Do in Vermont This Fall

<i>This post has been sponsored by Vermont Tourism »</i><p><b>Go Apple Picking (and Win)</b><p>Vermont has a wealth of pick-your-own apple spots, from large organic …

New England

10 REASONS WHY YOU NEED TO TRAVEL TO INDIA

<i>Couple of countries on the planet cut such a profound, enduring impact on an explorer as India does. Sitting upon heaps of history, there is maybe no</i> …

A travel blogger who visited all 7 continents in 7 years shares his top travel tips

Know where your passport and credit cards are at all times.<p>'With these two you can pretty much get out of any jam.'<p>Keep backup credit cards separate …

American castles and natural wonders: A Southeast road trip

4.2<p>New Orleans, LA<p><b>Click</b> to find bookable tours and activities here<p>You won't find any city in America that has more soul than New Orleans. Feel the …

Outer Banks

The Essential Hand-Made Vectors Collection

The Essential Hand-Made Vectors Collection <b>Just $29</b><p><b>Deal Expired</b> $29<p>An Essential Collection of Vectors That You’ll Use For Years to Come: 99% Off<p>…

These Early Infographics Illustrated the Plight of America’s Poor

When labor reformer Florence Kelley arrived at Chicago’s Hull House in 1891, she had nowhere else to go. On the run from an abusive husband in New …

8 of the most memorable drives in the West

In national parks throughout the West, rangers and traffic engineers work long hours to nudge travelers out of their cars and onto trails — or at least onto shuttle buses and other less polluting alternatives. But the dramatic roads that the National Park Service carved out in the early 20th …

National Parks

10 Free Data Visualization Tools

Finding new insights (or sometimes just making your point) can be one of the most satisfying exchanges in business. But when that point is based on ever-growing Big Data sets, often the best way of presenting it is through a sexy-yet-meaningful data visualization. But most folks, even power users, …

An Easy-To-Understand Climate Change Visualization

You can really see the "spiraling" part of spiraling out of control.<p>Climate change is a apparently really hard for some people understand, and perhaps in hopes of helping them get there, Open Climate Data has released some fascinating and frightening new visualizations of climate data.<p>It's really …

Is A Picture Worth A Thousand Words? The Truth About Big Data And Visualisation

Data visualisation has always been a vital weapon in the arsenal of an effective analyst, enabling complex data sets to be represented efficiently and complex ideas to be communicated with clarity and brevity. And as data volumes and analytic complexity continue to increase in the era of big data …

The Scottish Scoundrel Who Changed How We See Data

When he wasn’t blackmailing lords and being sued for libel, William Playfair invented the pie chart, the bar graph, and the line graph.<p>A 1824 …

95 Business Books for People Who Dream Big

After some requests for “further reading” on a variety of management concepts, my coworker Rebecca Corliss put together some internal …

Self-improvement