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Visualising Tweets About Global Issues

I finally found a good excuse to play around with RAW (made by the amazing people from Density Design). I have tried a few times before, but it quickly showed that I had too much data. Wanting to do stuff with a lot of data in a browser is really not such a good idea, but […]

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Hashtag Musings

I read a lot of tweets. No, really. A lot. No no no, you don’t hear me properly. Really. A. Lot. Not that I ever get to read the avalanche of tweets entering my stream, although I do go through it cursory somewhat daily. I even occasionally write something myself. But mainly, I analyse tweets. […]

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Going to Data Visualization School

With the never-ending expansion of online possibilities for quality learning, I got to the can’t-see-the-woods-for-trees phase quite a while ago and tend to forget about some of the high quality stuff out there. Hence, I wanted to get some sort of overview of the possibilities I needed to look into. That used to be an […]

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Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization, Week 4

So, I’m behind schedule. As I have practically been all along. We’re actually in Week 5 of Knight Center’s phenomenal “Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization” hosted by the equally phenomenal Alberto Cairo. The task this week was to take a look at the unemployment rates in the US under President Obama. The task, more […]

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I really should look into d3

Jérôme Cukier once again reminds me that I should look into D3 one if these days. Getting around to acquiring some better coding skills really is one of the things my spare time aught to be used on. Alas, it’s not. Along with Jeff Heer and Scott Murray, Jérôme Cukier just did a D3 tutorial at VisWeek 2012. And […]