Monthly Archives: July 2013

Armstrong Avenue!

Who knew that there was a street named after me* in San Francisco.   Fun visualization that tells the stories behind familiar places.  link *Arguably it was named after a Union officer in the Civil War and founder of the Hampton … Continue reading

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gorgeous map of London’s most popular cycle routes from city cycles

link here Love this visualization of the public data on London cycle hires.  Seems both beautiful & meaningful, which is the best combination 🙂 It’s a great example of how you can keep rich detail in the background while still brining … Continue reading

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nice interactive exploratory viz from Trulia showing hour of day & day of week patterns!

http://trends.truliablog.com/vis/tru247/ Thanks Cesar for sharing this visualization with me!  Instead of using bar charts to show differences, as I often do, it shows differences with color.  This make for a compact view that enables comparing across day of week & … Continue reading

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to read later …

rhetoric of data dataveyes.com two perspectives sun – it moves  

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always ask where the data comes from

Somebody posted this article on Google+ nothing that “NY Times says the median employee age at Google is 29.”  I actually have no idea what Google’s actual average age is.  But, I got curious as to how the New York … Continue reading

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there are no data driven answers, it’s all about interpretation: effectiveness of online education at San Jose State

There is no such thing as data driven answers.  Answers are driven from interpretations of data.  And the interpretation is only as good as the questions you ask. This article  makes me cringe.  In short, San Jose State ran a … Continue reading

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two blogs

Decided I wanted to have: one place to critique/share visualizations from around the web and another to document my learning process in learning to create my own dynamic visualizations.   So, if you’re interested in the first, stick around & … Continue reading

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