Data Visualization Meetup with Kim Rees

Kim Rees of Periscopic discusses data visualization for a Bay Area Datavis Meetup. Tech Talk: Data Visualization Meetup with Kim Rees from Yelp Studios on Vimeo.

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The Future of Data Visualization

From the 2014 Strata + Hadoop World conference in San Jose, a keynote from Jeffrey Heer, Co-Founder of Trifacta: “Charting a Path Forward: The Future of Data Visualization”.

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Places and Spaces: Humor in Visualization and Infographics, Nigel Holmes

A fun lecture from legendary information designer, Nigel Holmes. Places and Spaces: Humor in Visualization and Infographics, Nigel Homes from UM School of Architecture on Vimeo.

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2014 Oakland Athletics Season Visualized

The 2014 Major League Baseball playoffs are in full swing. Baseball, and sports in general, are a great for data visualizations and infographics since there is such an abundance of data easily available. Back in May I posted about a baseball visualization experiment to visualize the “line” on the starting pitchers for the 2014 Oakland […]

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2014 College Football Rankings Visualization

Each year for the past few years I’ve created a visualization that track the ups and downs of the top 25 college football teams as they’re ranked in the AP football poll each week using a leaderboard of slope graphs (2012, 2013). These have been static visualizations and I’ve wanted to create interactive versions since […]

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Baseball Data Visualization Experiment

Inspired by the compelling visuals from the Accurat team, I’m toying around with a new information design to visually represent pitching statistics for a baseball team’s starting pitcher rotation. For those not familiar with baseball, each Major League Baseball team has a “rotation” of 5 starting pitchers that start  baseball games. The first pitcher in […]

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Visualizing Volcanic Eruptions with CartoDB

I just discovered CartoDB this week and got some time to try it out a bit. It’s a nice online data visualization tool for mapping data. I also came across a great resource for data recently, Enigma.io, and in it, found a data set of volcanic eruptions from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Seemed like […]

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Behind the Scenes: The Making of an Animated Infographic Video

I recently finished a new short animated infographic explainer video about the benefits of walking. People had suggested to me in the past that they’d like to see what goes on when creating one of these animated video explanations. So, while creating the video I captured most of the steps in the process and published […]

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Bubble Chart Tutorial

I’m a fan of Bubble charts. They’re similar to scatter plots.  They’re good for showing the correlation of the variable on the x axis to the variable on the y axis. But they also offer the ability to represent additional variables by the size of the circles as well as colors of the circles. Bubble charts can […]

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