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Interesting Visualizations + Tools from the Yackathon Judges

Check these out! All submitted by judges!

http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/out-of-your-hands/

http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/plane-truth-every-single-commercial-plane-crash-visualized/

I am a big fan of Hans Rosling (http://www.gapminder.org/). I am always impressed by Rosling's way of telling a story using data and giving examples with everyday objects.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nDh8MQuS-Y
https://www.ted.com/talks/hans_rosling_on_global_population_growth

Tableau has a great user community and their gallery has a lot of creative ways to visualize data using their tool. https://public.tableau.com/s/gallery"

Those that grab me the most often have a strong human dimension, an ability to generate empathy, or curiosity in someone else's journey or experience. The overwhelming scale of the unfolding migrant crisis was well suited for this: http://www.lucify.com/the-flow-towards-europe/

Tweetping: https://tweetping.net/
A Day in the Life of Americans: http://flowingdata.com/2015/12/15/a-day-in-the-life-of-americans/

http://www.quartierdesspectacles.com
http://www.rideau-inc.qc.ca/zone-spectacles/jour/7

Dare I be so bold as to link to our winning submissions last year?!

http://vdimarco.github.io/yackathon/

I've always been a fan of the Rent or Buy calculator from the NYT:

www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/upshot/buy-rent-calculator.html?_r=0

Something fun:

http://poly-graph.co/hiphop/

Chart.js is a great open source that can be used to effectively visualize big data sets. It renders the charts using HTML 5 canvas creating responsive, light and flat design charts.

http://www.chartjs.org

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