Data Visualization

Storytelling Big Data

<b>Big data and data visualization have become overwhelming for some, and an opportunity for others.</b><p>OKAPI Conversations with Yen Yen Siu: Speaker of Business, Translator of Tech<p><b>I spoke with Yen Yen Siu to get her thoughts data, story telling and curiosity.</b><p><b>How do you turn data into stories?</b><p><i>Think about</i> …

Storytelling

Drowning In Data? Try Data Visualization | Articles | Big Data

As two of the hottest topics in the digital world, it’s unsurprising that everyone is looking to get a grasp of the Internet of Things and big data. …

Big Data

The History and Evolution of Data Visualization

3 Things to Consider Before Choosing an IoT Platform for your Business →<p><b>Data visualization is a very old idea – ancient in fact</b>. Stretching back to …

Infographics

Amazon Reportedly Bought Data Visualization Company to Bolster Alexa

Amazon quietly bought Graphiq, a data visualization company a few months ago to beef up its popular Alexa virtual personal assistant, according to <i>The</i> …

Information Architecture

The 7 Best Data Visualization Tools In 2017

Big Data and the ever-growing access we have to more information is the driving force behind artificial intelligence and the wave of technological change sweeping across all industries.<p>But all the data in the world is useless – in fact it can become a liability – if you can’t understand it. Data …

Information Architecture

What Streaming Music Services Pay — Information is Beautiful

Some artists say they’re not earning enough from music streaming. But streaming companies like Deezer, Spotify and Napster are still making a loss. …

Information Architecture

How Star Wars Super Graphic Brilliantly Explains and Connects the Saga | StarWars.com

<i>Star Wars</i> is a visual experience through and through, with so many characters, ships, locations, and scenes that immediately scream “This is <i>Star …

Star Wars

Simple Data Visualization with React JS: SVG Line Chart Tutorial

Learn how to build an SVG line chart in React (No 3rd party libraries necessary!)<p>What we’ll be building<p>Today we’ll be building a very simple line …

JavaScript

Don't be fooled: 5 ways to spot a misleading or careless graph.

Numbers don't lie, but graphs can.You're reading an article, perusing an ad, or watching the news when you spot a kickass chart or infographic. …

Information Architecture

This Ph.D Student Rapped His Dissertation And Is Now A Professor Of Hip-Hop

All respect due to both Drs. Dre, but hip-hop finally has its first real doctor in A.D. Carson, who received his Ph.D. in rhetorics, communication and information design from Clemson University in May. Carson’s album, <i>Owning My Masters: The Rhetorics of Rhymes & Revolutions</i>, doubled as his …

Information Design

Navionics+ Charts Now Available in the iNavX In-App Chart Store

iNavX is available for Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPads from the App Store.<p>Navionics+ charts are now available in the In-App Chart Store for iNavX, …

Apple

Graphs as comparisons: A case study - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science

Above is a pair of graphs from a 2015 paper by Alison Gopnik, Thomas Griffiths, and Christopher Lucas. It takes up half a page in the journal, …

Data Science

Data visualization with googleVis exercises part 7

(This article was first published on <b> R-exercises</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) <b>Table, Org Chart & Tree Map</b>In the seventh part of our series …

Data Science

Data visualisation isn’t just for communication, it’s also a research tool

At the heart of the scientific method lies the ability to make sense from data.<p>However, this is a challenge in the fast-moving field of …

Information Architecture

Think like a journalist

One of the standard pieces of advice I (and most others in a similar position) give to people looking to develop their data visualisation skills is …

Information Architecture

Best Bookshelf: Data Visualization Adapting Real World Objects with D3.js

This project is about data visualization project, Best Bookshelf.<p><b>Best Bookshelf</b><i><br>Data Visualization of best books selected by the New York Times since</i> …

Information Architecture

8 effective and useful data visualization tools for mapping

Representation of data via maps is a rapidly developing area of visualization that has many practical applications. Today, we have a wide range of …

GIS

Create High-Impact Data Visualizations: Nine Effective Strategies

I believe deeply in the value of making data accessible.<p>In service of that belief, there are few things that bring me as much joy as visualizing data …

Analytics

Evaluating Interactive Graphical Encodings for Data Visualization

What is a graphical encoding?<p>Data representation is one of the main components of data visualization. The fundamental focus of data representation is …

Information Architecture

Presenting Data Effectively by Stephanie Evergreen!

The updated 2nd Edition of Presenting Data Effectively by Dr. Stephanie Evergreen was just released! This is a fabulous resource, and the new edition …

Infographics

Best of the visualisation web... May 2017

At the end of each month I pull together a collection of links to some of the most relevant, interesting or thought-provoking web content I’ve come …

New York Times

Big Data Helping You Find Your Quantified Self

<b>Can data visualization help us find our true selves and make the world a better place? By</b> <b>Tom Atkinson</b> <b>for</b> <b>Tech Trends</b><p>We are on the cusp of a data boom. …

Big Data

Webinar: The Power of Data Visualization in Cities

<b>Topic:</b> The Power of Data Visualization in Cities<b>Date:</b> July 20, 2017<b>Time:</b> 5pm ET<b>To access:</b> Click hereThe Civic Analytics Network (CAN) will host a …

Information Architecture

Fan-Made 'Game of Thrones' Map Shows the Allegiances of Westeros

It's a visualization of the struggle.<p>When <i>Game of Thrones</i> meets data visualization, it’s a mess of tangling alliances and betrayal in Westeros. If a …

Game of Thrones

Joyplot in Excel

Over on Twitter, I came across this beautiful chart, aptly titled – Joyplot. It is the kind of chart that makes you all curious and awed. So I did …

Data Science

How will we source clean energy for all?

Solar, wind, water… these are the energy sources that need to replace fossil fuels in the 21st Century. But which countries are up to the task?<p>When it comes to how we consume energy, there’s good news and bad news. The bad news? Around 86% of global energy still comes from fossil fuels, which …

Renewable Energy

Using data visualisation to beat the call centre curse

Have you ever found yourself locked in a circular conversation about a missing bolt for your barbecue? Have you ever listened to classical hits for …

Customer Service

Is a chart lying to you? This video has some tips to figure it out.

Graphs are supposed to distill complex information. But sometimes they can mislead.<p>We love graphs because they can convey facts so well. So it’s a bit concerning that these visualizations can sometimes be used to lie to you.<p>A new TED-Ed video by Lea Gaslowitz walks through how, exactly, graphs can …

Information Architecture

HOW TO MAKE BETTER INFOGRAPHICS: TELL A SINGLE STORY

<i>This article originally appeared on Column Five.</i><p>A lot of people want to know how to make infographics. We’ve made over 4,000 infographics for tons of …

Edward Tufte

A pick of the best R packages for interactive plot and visualisation (2/2)

(This article was first published on <b>Enhance Data Science</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>In the first part of A pick of the best R packages for …

Data Science