Reading about Graphviz

While gearing up on a content management project, a few developers were wrangling with how to share solution diagrams between Visio and OmniGraffle. While there is a level of compatibility between the two, its not ideal. While researching, I went off into a related tangent, a cross platform tool that I can manipulate from a […]

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Educational infographics, movies, and more on the economic crisis

USAToday: The 35 counties where the foreclosure crisis started. Ever hear of Glass-Steagall? Well, maybe if we did, or understood its implications more widely when it was repealed in 1999, according to Boing Boing this crisis may have been averted. The Crisis of Credit Visualized – an infographic movie! Good: Making Sense of the Financial […]

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Flash, UI, and football fans check out “Inside the Playbook” at NYTimes

The NYTimes uses Flash to produce analysis of each match-up in the NFL playoffs and a fun game to predict winners. Here is one example of upcoming game analysis: Inside the Playbook: Philadelphia at Minnesota Here is the predict the winner game: Inside the Playbook Challenge And go Eagles!

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Election Result Maps

Data visualizations can sometimes spur us into contemplative directions. Sometimes they can put us to sleep. These are some of the more interesting election visualizations I’ve come across: Mark Newman, Department of Physics and Center for the Study of Complex Systems, University of Michigan: Election Maps Robert J. Vanderbei, Professor and Chair, Operations Research and […]

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