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