Yeap, data and stuff
October 10th, 2010Visualisation
Spotted: August 26th – October 10th:
- 21 Ruby Tricks You Should Be Using In Your Own Code – Ruby tips and tricks
- London, Paris, Seville, Dublin, Washington DC & Rome bike hire docking station maps | Charlotte Gilhooly – Comparing the density of bike hire stations over London, Paris, Seville, Dublin and Washington DC.
- PeteSearch: Geodict – an open-source tool for extracting locations from text –
- Headers & Footers in LaTeX – How to define headers within a LaTeX document by using Fancyhdr
- Do you strip or crunch? A lazy marketer’s guide to social media campaigns – theplan – A deconstruction of a pretend social media campaign, to show why Polo are taking the wrong tact witht their current campaign.
April 14th, 2010Visualisation
Spotted: March 25th – April 14th:
- @anywhere prototypes from the Guardian – Some interesting prototypes of the @anywhere system, as publically first revealed at SXSW, by the Guardian. Native twitter features, like hovercards, in third party sites. interesting
- 3D Interfaces – Got a set of data, with complex linked relationships. A demo of a strategy to deal with the connections when displayed in a 3D environment
- JESS3 Blog: SXSW Vicarious.ly Visualization – Amazing look at patterns and trends seen when running through location enabled data from SXSW.
- Chart Chooser by Juice Analytics: Download Tufte-compliance Excel and PowerPoint charts – Want to create a graph? Not got a copy of Tableau. Take a look at some of the Excel templates, that are presented in a 'nice way'
- Graphical perception – learn the fundamentals first | FlowingData – When it comes to visualization, especially on the Web, you have to be open-minded, and you should be willing to try new things. There’s no advancing otherwise. However, before you dive into the advanced stuff – like just about everything in your life – you have to learn the fundamentals before you know when you can break the rules.