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.
Insightful #dataviz talk from Andy Kirk.
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”.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Visualizing Correlations with Connected & Animated Scatter & Bubble Plots Seems like I’ve gotten a bit obsessed with scatter plots and bubble plots lately over on Digital Splash Media. I’ve been looking at correlations of certain health risk factors like sugar consumption and physical activity levels and how those relate to obesity rates and heart […]