Risa Dickens Manager • over 4 years ago
Interesting Visualizations + Tools from the Yackathon Judges
Check these out! All submitted by judges!
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.
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/
A Day in the Life of Americans: http://flowingdata.com/2015/12/15/a-day-in-the-life-of-americans/
Dare I be so bold as to link to our winning submissions last year?!
I've always been a fan of the Rent or Buy calculator from the NYT:
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.
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