Monday, November 2, 2009

CNN covers data visualization

A new way of looking at the world

Includes some excellent links and profiles of important figures in the information design field

Friday, October 30, 2009

Hans Rosling and Gapminder

Watch an amazing video of a dynamic scatterplot/bubble chart of health in the world.

Video (20 min. – it's worth it!)
Hans Roling: Let my dataset change your mindset

Software website

(Found by Seth Q. )

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Flowing Data – List of Places to Find Data Sets
Click URL or logo to go to a great list of data resources. Perfect for project 3 (courtesy of Martha P.)

Another resource for data from Nelson M:
A new government website for raw public data.

Friday, October 9, 2009

Obama day

October 9, 2009.
Obama wins Nobel Peace Price.

Barack Obama's life interactive timeline.

Michelle Obama's family tree -- Interactive graphic.
Her Great-Great-Great-Grandmother: Melvinia "Mattie" Shields McGruder (1844-1938) was a slave who lived in South Carolina and Georgia.

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Friday, September 4, 2009

Welcome to the information design blog

If you have time and interest, please post your work, ideas, suggestions, whatever, here.