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OKCon 2013

OKCon 2013 OKCon 2013

On September 16th to 18th, Geneva will host OKCon 2013, the annual Open Knowledge Conference, bringing together representatives from agencies and public administrations, technology activists, civic entrepreneurs and data-driven designers. Read more

Feedburner Update

Feedburner Update Feedburner Update

This is a quick post regarding our RSS feed. The new URL is http://datavisualization.ch/feed/ Read more

Analyzing Presidential Candidate’s Body Language

Analyzing Presidential Candidate’s Body Language Analyzing Presidential Candidate’s Body Language

The New York Times recently examined the body language of the US presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Read more

How We Visualized 112 Years of Olympic Games

How We Visualized 112 Years of Olympic Games How We Visualized 112 Years of Olympic Games

After reading about the visualizing.org challenge to create an interactive visualization for the Olympic Summer Games, our current intern Christian Gross accepted the challenge and took it upon himself to create a visualization. In this post you can read about his experiences while working on the challenge, what obstacles he had to overcome and what he has learned by doing so. Read more

The Champions Ring

The Champions Ring The Champions Ring

Deroy Peraza from Hyperakt has published a huge collection of sports championships visualizations using radial brackets. Read more

Turn Your Location Into Jewelry With Meshu

Turn Your Location Into Jewelry With Meshu Turn Your Location Into Jewelry With Meshu

Meshu is a way to turn location data into physical objects. Simply map a series of places and the fine folks behind the application turn that into a beautiful piece of custom jewelry. Read more

A Carefully Selected List of Recommended Tools

A Carefully Selected List of Recommended Tools A Carefully Selected List of Recommended Tools

When I meet with people and talk about our work, I get asked a lot what technology we use to create interactive and dynamic data visualizations. To help you get started, we have put together a selection of the tools we use the most and that we enjoy working with. Read more

New Maps for the Web by Stamen

New Maps for the Web by Stamen New Maps for the Web by Stamen

I just left the Stamen studio where I had a brief chat with founder and CEO Eric Rodenbeck. He enthusiastically showed me their newest work: maps.stamen.com. Read more

Four Ways to Slice Obama’s 2013 Budget Proposal

Four Ways to Slice Obama’s 2013 Budget Proposal Four Ways to Slice Obama’s 2013 Budget Proposal

Shan Carter's latest interactive for The New York Times offers four ways to slice Obama's 2013 federal budget proposal. Read more

Words of Appreciation for Open Knowledge Foundation

Words of Appreciation for Open Knowledge Foundation Words of Appreciation for Open Knowledge Foundation

Open Knowledge Foundation is an important promoter of open knowledge, data and content. I think it's time to show some appreciation by highlighting some of their initiatives. Read more

A Thousand Milieus

A Thousand Milieus A Thousand Milieus

Berlin based designer and programmer Christopher Warnow had a closer look at the interest graph between people reading the same books. Read more

Resonate 2012

Resonate 2012 Resonate 2012

Another big event in 2012 has just been announced: Resonate New Media Festival combines talks, workshops, panel discussions by concerts, DJ sets and performances with some of the leading digital artists. Read more

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