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Visualizing Voices of the Vulnerable

Visualizing Voices of the Vulnerable Visualizing Voices of the Vulnerable

UN Global Pulse, an initiative by the United Nations and Visualizing.org have teamed up to challenge you to visualize the voices of vulnerable populations in times of global crisis. Read more

Ghost Counties

Ghost Counties Ghost Counties

Jan Willem Tulp, a freelance information visualizer based in The Netherlands has recently published his submission for the Eyeo data visualization challenge by Visualizing.org that analyzes the numbers of homes in proportion to the population in the USA. Read more

Visualizing a CFO Outlook

Visualizing a CFO Outlook Visualizing a CFO Outlook

For GE, Lisa Strausfeld from Pentagram shows with the CFO Outlook Survey how financial executives view the world today and their outlook for the months ahead. Read more

FTSE 100 – A 26 Year History

FTSE 100 – A 26 Year History FTSE 100 – A 26 Year History

Jeremy Christopher explains the history, worth, and importance of the FTSE 100 on a basic level in order to build a simple knowledge base of the index. Read more

Google Public Data Explorer

Google Public Data Explorer Google Public Data Explorer

On its trail to organize the world’s information, Google has just added a new experimental product to their Lab. The Public Data Explorer makes “large datasets easy to explore, visualize and communicate”. It is designed to help people comprehend data and statistics through rich visualizations. Read more

Smart Animation for IBM Smarter Planet

Smart Animation for IBM Smarter Planet Smart Animation for IBM Smarter Planet

With graphical cleverness resembling the early posters by Paul Rand, IBM has produced a series of short animated infographics explaining the ideas behind their Smarter Planet initiative. The distinct look and the simplicity make the microsite a joyful visit. Read more

Most Important Risks 2010? WEF Knows It.

Most Important Risks 2010? WEF Knows It. Most Important Risks 2010? WEF Knows It.

The Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland will take place this weekend from January 27th to 31st. To examine some of the most important topics in advance the WEF website hosts the interactive application Risks Interconnection Map 2010. The RIM 2010 is a network visualization weighting the most important global risks and their connections. Read more

Analysing Jobless Rate with Moving Graph and Adapting Grid

Analysing Jobless Rate with Moving Graph and Adapting Grid

The Interactives Team from the New York Times did it again: Shan carter, Amanda Cox and Kevin Quealy created an interactive infographic analysing the unemployment rate in the USA over the past 33 months. Read more

Interactive Table about Jobs Outlook

Interactive Table about Jobs Outlook

A new interactive application from the Wall Street Journal provides an historical view into the national unemployment rate since 1948. Provided with data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics the application does a nice job in immediate insight. Read more

Human Development Report 2009

Human Development Report 2009

Since 1990 the United Nations Development Programme publishes an annual report called the Human Development Report exploring challenges including poverty, gender, democracy, human rights, cultural liberty, globalization, water scarcity and climate change. This year’s topic is migration and the UNDP has recruited the New York based design studio Zago which originated from Basel, Switzerland to lead the design. Read more

Socrata – A Social Network For Data

Socrata – A Social Network For Data

Please welcome new player in the open data game: Socrata – a social network for data. Socrata provides a platform to publish open datasets, let's users view, download, share, comment or rate the datasets and opens up a space to connect with fellow data enthusiasts. Read more

US Government data on Data.gov

US Government data on Data.gov

Data.gov aims to provide public access to the high quality datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. The datasets are available in various formats from feeds to XML or TXT files. A solid search engine makes the datasets searchable and filterable based on keywords, categories formats or agencies. Read more

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