Posts Tagged ‘contest’

International science visualization contest

by Randall Handon July 14, 2011
The International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge is coming up, and to open the submission process they’ve released a great video highlighting the winners since 2006. Creating visualizations of scientific data is a particularly challenging task. It requires artistry, advanced computing skills, the ability to grasp the scientific concepts, and the creativity to conceive of […]

PostGrad’s Data Visualisation Competition Winners Announced

by Randall Handon July 5, 2011
The visualization competition conceived of through a collaboration between David McCandless and has come to a close, with the winner announced: Raphael Halloran with a fantastic interactive HTML5 entry.  You can view his entry, the runners up, and several of the other offerings at the site. 6 weeks ago, we launched a data […]

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Contest: Win an NVidia Quadro FX 4800!

by Randall Handon June 27, 2011
That’s right folks, it’s contest time again, and this one it’s a big one!  One lucky winner will receive a brand new NVidia Quadro FX 4800 direct from VizWorld?  How do you enter, you ask?  Well, if you’ve been watching the VizWorld Podcast then you already know and doubled your chances.  For all the rest […]

Winner Named in GE’s Census Data Challenge

by Randall Handon June 8, 2011
GE’s contest to visualize the 2010 US Census data has come to a close, and the lucky winner is Jan Willem Tulp with some truly beautiful visualizations like the one above. Check out the images below, of winner Jan Willem Tulp’s visualization, “Ghost Counties,” which focuses on homeowner data from the Census to create […]


Data Visualisation Competition with David McCandless

by Randall Handon May 27, 2011
Oh, the fun of Social Media.  Last month David McCandless issued a single tweet of some data on blacks students in UK universities that he never got around to doing any visualization on.  Now, we have a full-fledged contest regarding it and The competition is based on the data collected by David, and other […]

The Tableau Interactive “Viz” Contest

by Randall Handon May 25, 2011
Tableau, in cooperation with the Economist Ideas Economy conference, is cranking up a big contest for their free Tableau Public tool that could result in a nice 3-night stay in Vegas for the event, $2000 in cash, and a new iPad2. The winner chosen by our judges will also take away a free roundtrip ticket […]

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Real or Render? Can you tell the difference?

by Randall Handon March 14, 2011
The Media Design School has a new edition of the “Real Or Render” challenge up.  Six Images that you get to pick if they’re photographs or CG renders.  One lucky entrant will come away with a $100 Amazon Gift Card for their time, as well. I scored 4 of 6, how about you? Real or […]

The Challenge: Visualize Your Taxes

by Randall Handon February 22, 2011
Taxes are probably one of the most stressful and depressing times of year, am I right?  In an attempt to gleam a bit of useful and, dare I say, Interesting information from the annual mundane task, Google has partnered up with Eyebeam to create the “Data Viz Challenge” To make that happen, we’ve teamed up […]