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Infographics at Their Best: Richard Johnson and The Everest Tragedy


When I first started blogging about data visualization in early 2013, one of the first posts I made was to show Richard Johnson’s eerily telling infographic 31 Days Later which depicted, using human shadow¬†figures,¬†how many gun-related deaths had occurred in the United States each day since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. 281 more words


The transformative powers and the politics of data visualisation: a case with personal network data

Data visualisation is still relatively uncommon in the social sciences, and is not normally expected to be part of the standard work of a scholar (contrary, some would say, to what happens in the sciences, where visualisation is sometimes necessary to figure out the properties of objects whose existence is proven, but which cannot be seen). 356 more words


Code for DC launches OurDCSchools.org, an open government platform for proposed school policy

Parents, students and other members of the public can now easily see the effect of a href=”http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/dc-releases-proposed-school-boundaries-and-far-reaching-student-assignment-policies/2014/04/05/368521e0-bc46-11e3-96ae-f2c36d2b1245_story.html”>new proposals for elementary school boundaries and far-reaching student assignment policies in the District of Columbia using a civic app called… 450 more words

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Data Visuaization Completed Portraits

Here are the scanned portrait sketches from the previous recorded interviews:

Charlotte Auty (she had two because the camera decided to break when I started): 12 more words

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Accel Partners: Data Visualization and Data Stories

Accel Partners, one of the largest big data investment firms, hosted a panel discussion on Data Visualization and Data Stories.

Hilary Mason, Data Scientist in Residence at Accel, hosts the discussion. 17 more words

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