Posts Tagged ‘data visualization’
Converting data into data storytelling through Arria's Natural Language Generation; a weather report

Arria’s Data Storytelling natural language generation: your data is banging at the screen wanting to talk to you

In this interview with Matt Gould, CSO of ARRIA NLG which is a platform that generates natural language to create data storytelling, we begin by discussing the nature of how we see, and how the natural chaos of “seeing” is organized through the development of language skills. Structure and syntax is fundamentally the same throughout […]

Cities With the Most Uneven Gender Ratio (DATAVIZ)

Debates about gender gaps connected to wages and opportunity continue to gain steam. According to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Gender Gap report, women are only now earning the amount that men did in 2006. Discussion about how to close the wage gap are being held across industries. But there are some cities in […]

5 Charts Show How the Oscars’ Diversity Problem Goes Far Beyond the Academy

It had been going so well. In 2014, the Academy Awards rolled out a (somewhat) diverse list of nominees, including Steve McQueen (director), Chiwetel Ejiofor (lead actor) and Barkhad Abdi (supporting actor). Lupita Nyong’o (supporting actress) and John Ridley IV (screenwriter) were also nominated, each winning Oscars for their contributions to “12 Years a Slave.” […]

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New Esri Book Teaches the Principles of Good Map Design

Mapmakers should always strive to create maps that look great and get their message across clearly and succinctly. According to Esri president Jack Dangermond, more emphasis today needs to be placed on map design, especially on the web. “We need to spend more time designing maps and not just producing them,” Dangermond said at a […]
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Interactive demo platform will help LoRa device manufacturers visualize the Internet of Things

Semtech and myDevices to Build Interactive Demonstration Platform for LoRa® IoT Solutions –Semtech Corporation , a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced a technology partnership with myDevices, an Internet of Things (IoT) solutions company that helps simplify the connected world, to build an interactive IoT demonstration platform using advanced visualization tools. The […]

Star Wars Deadliest Characters Data Visualization

The Star Wars Franchise: From Deadliest Characters to Stormtrooper Kills (DATAVIZ)

After waiting nearly a decade, fans around the world can finally celebrate the opening of Disney’s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” The newest, 135-minute chapter of the series is already gaining critical acclaim and touting impressive stats: It will be screened in at least 4,100 movie theaters around North America and broke $100 million in […]
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Always Capturing Personal Info, Wearables Are Giant Siphons

“I don’t want to be a traitor to my generation at all but I don’t get how guys dress today. I mean, come on, it looks like they just fell out of bed and put on some baggy pants and take their greasy hair – ew – and cover it up with a backwards cap […]

Graphicacy is running their 2015 sports-centric data visualization contest

Enter the Major League Data Challenge data visualization contest

Graphicacy will be accepting contest submissions until November 2, 2015. Graphicacy, a creative analytic design firm in Washington, DC, is sponsoring the 2015 Major League Data Challenge, a data visualization contest. This is the first in a series of contests organized by Graphicacy to encourage data visualizations that help users better understand key topics in […]
Celebrities you forgot are felons INFOGRAPHIC

16 Celebrities You Forgot Were Felons (Infographics)

Posted on September 22, 2015 by Natalie Morin Celebrities are regarded as many people’s role models—people they look up and aspire to. With all that notoriety, they have the power to create change, to speak for those who don’t have the clout and to shed light on issues that really matter. Some celebrities live up […]

What is the internet thinking about? (INFOGRAPHIC)

What in the world is the internet thinking about? (INFOGRAPHIC)

“What in the world are you thinking about?” Ask no further, annavital has done a visual summary (is it a mandala?) looking at backlinks, searches and other methods that expose the curious group-crowd-cloud mind of the internet. The graphic does a nice job of prioritizing content, and a human head is, after all said and […]
The Cost of Connectivity 2014

Who’s the fastest in any land? DataViz of 2500 Internet offerings across the world (INFOGRAPHIC)

Who doesn’t want fast internet speeds? This table and interactive data visualization has been created by, as part of their Cost of Connectivity 2014 data visualizations. Read and share the info below. You might want to move to Amsterdam if you’re really hoping to stream House of Cards with no buffering. Data from […]