Posts from: 2011

Santa’s Voyage By Global Population Ranking

In the spirit of the holidays, we decided to look at what Santa’s yearly voyage would look like if he planned his route based on the global population ranking of ...

Dec 24, 2011
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Interactive Timeline: Michael Jackson’s Billboard Rankings

The New York Times has put together this great timeline visualization, which shows how Michael Jackson’s songs have performed on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. What’s interesting is the visual ...

Dec 6, 2011

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Looking at Time Series Data From ArcGIS 10

Time series data can come from a variety of different sources, from GPS units to census data. Where most GIS applications are great at showing where things are geospatially, the ...

Dec 2, 2011
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Crisis Mappers Webinar Series

Over the past three years we have been working with the International Network of Crisis Mappers in support of the great work they are doing around leveraging technology for crisis ...

Dec 1, 2011
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Upstream Data Mining and Data Viz Go Hand in Hand

A worthwhile read by Enrico Bertini on "Why Visualization Cannot Afford Ignoring Data Mining and Vice Versa". Here are a few notable excerpts that we really enjoyed from his article: ...

Nov 18, 2011

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20 Visualizations to Help You Understand Crime

If you work with crime data chances are you spend a lot of time trying to find crime trends for your self or for those you report to. With a ...

Nov 17, 2011
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Investigating Money Laundering Cases

How the Who/Where/When Make All The Difference. A brief overview of the importance of the "Who/Where/When" when investigating money laundering cases. By looking at when someone is moving money around, ...

Nov 17, 2011
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Mapping the Mexican Drug War

The LA Times has put together a visualization summarizing the Mexican drug war. You'll notice that they have included information on key players, number of deaths (by week and location), ...

Nov 17, 2011

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Choosing Clarity Over Style: World Food Prices

One of the most important considerations to make when visualizing data is the complexity of your visualization. We all want the "wow factor" in our data, but there are times ...

Nov 17, 2011

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A Periodic Table of Visualization Methods

VisualLiteracy.org has provided this great interactive visualization of visualizations! In its Periodic Table of Visualization, they have categorized a multitude of visualization styles. They've also provided some suggestions on what ...

Nov 17, 2011

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