Lena Groeger on Small Multiples
First time at NICAR this year? Awesome. Welcome. This was my 15th conference. I started in 1997 in Nashville. I was a senior in college, desperate to find a job, and NICAR was an amazing and formative experience for me. I made friends, learned a lot and found a kind of nerdy spiritual home. NICAR…
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- 02) Sacramento, CA
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- 04) New York City, NY
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- 06) Portland, OR
- 07) Virginia Beach, VA
- 08) San Diego, CA
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It isn’t totally clear what their methodology is but these look interesting.
A little Powerpoint for my journalism students:
As radicals, reality is on our side. There is a time and a place for a well-placed graph to show how things really are.
Check out this list of useful and practical data visualisation tools to help you represent your information attractively.
See also http://dataforradicals.com
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Businesses for the middle class are hurting, while those serving the wealthy are doing fine.
> In Manhattan, the upscale clothing retailer Barneys will replace the bankrupt discounter Loehmann’s, whose Chelsea store closes in a few weeks. Across the country, Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants are struggling, while fine-dining chains like Capital Grille are thriving. And at General Electric, the increase in demand for high-end dishwashers and refrigerators dwarfs sales growth of mass-market models.
> As politicians and pundits in Washington continue to spar over whether economic inequality is in fact deepening, in corporate America there really is no debate at all. The post-recession reality is that the customer base for businesses that appeal to the middle class is shrinking as the top tier pulls even further away.
I won’t pretend I’ve got a well formed opinion on the Red Lobster index, but I’m intrigued by curious economic indicators. See also: Starbucks index.
- a fantastic article on visual rhetoric and the moral responsibilities of data visualisation(via dadatavis)
Let’s say you have a set of numbers and you want to visualize those numbers as different sized circles, where each circle represents 1 number in your dataset, and the size of each circle directly corresponds to the value of that number.
D3 would be a fine solution to visualizing that data,…
D3 is powerful, and complicated.
Climate change is real, it’s here and it will be affecting the planet for a long, long time. That’s the lesson of the latest iteration of …
Prototype V2: The evolution of data visualisation. Following our visit to the Guardian we looked at grouping relevant information into zones. Each zone contains within it the relevant data. Both brands and laZook can easily access and print relevant sheets.
Next stage is usability testing.
Box-office winners that get Oscar nods can get failing grades when it comes to intelligent roles for women
Via Tara Bracco, a nice approach to avoiding a legend.