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Data Porn - Charts, Information, Graphics and More

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  • #79823

    Bear
    Participant

    A thread for graphics displays that catch your eye, convey information well or beautifully, and/or are just worth sharing.

    For example, a graph of how we spend our day, based on the results of a New York Times survey:

    time.gif

    Click here for an interactive version that varies by sex, employment status, age, etc.

    #338281

    blammo
    Participant

    2nd most deceiving thread title of 2010

    #338282

    groundrules
    Participant

    blammo wrote >>
    2nd most deceiving thread title of 2010

    seriously.

    I thought we were going here for sure:

    #338283

    Bear
    Participant

    blammo wrote >>
    2nd most deceiving thread title of 2010

    I can’t take all the credit….[/url]

    groundrules wrote >>
    seriously.
    I thought we were going here for sure:

    uurgh… teach me to post close to 5pm I guess.

    Another, quite topical one — interactive map of Haiti, showing in part why the earthquake was so devastating. Static version:

    #338284

    MikeReed
    Participant

    For those interested in data and visualization I can recommend processing.org and nodebox.net as great visualization tools.

    Caution: programming knowledge required. The Fuse Factory[/url] sometimes teaches these kinds of things in an introductory way.

    #338285

    Alex Silbajoris
    Participant

    Dublin’s interactive GIS maps can burn a lot of free time:

    http://www.dublin.oh.us/gis/

    #338286

    paktinat
    Member

    not interactive, but a very interesting application of data mining is http://blog.okcupid.com/
    Its worth a read.

    Men think most women are average, and they really like trying to talk to the hot ones:

    Women think most men are ugly, but they don’t mind talking to them, and they are afraid of talking to the hot ones:

    #338287

    Bear
    Participant

    Two different images showing the same job loss data from different perspectives.

    First, jobs gained/lost every month:

    Next, cumulative jobs lost since beginning of recession:

    #338288

    Bear
    Participant

    Another interesting graphic I just whipped up using the Forbes website:

    The image shows migration into (black lines) and out of (red lines) each county in the US in 2008. Click on a county and you can see where people came from and went to. I generated this one for Franklin County.

    My first impression was that we gain people from the north and lose them to the other points of the compass. But then I took a closer look and realized that the black lines aren’t as easy to notice as the red lines, and that we’re actually gaining more from the east and west than I’d realized at first.

    Interesting stuff, fun to play with.

    #338289

    berdawn
    Member

    not much right now on graphing, but the occasionally fabulous number based post:
    http://contexts.org/socimages/

    if you search “x-axis” the first post that comes up (charting welfare numbers)is indicative of the neat stuff.

    #338290

    blammo wrote >>
    2nd most deceiving thread title of 2010

    What was the first?

    #338291

    paktinat
    Member

    here is a neat visualization video about world life expectancy:

    #338292

    JonMyers
    Participant

    Iron Man 2 had some of the best movie data porn I’ve seen in a while.

    #338293
    rus
    rus
    Participant
    #338294
    Walker Evans
    Walker Evans
    Keymaster

    paktinat wrote >>
    here is a neat visualization video about world life expectancy:

    Yes! I want all data shown in this form and with that guy narrating from now on. :D

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