The author of one of the best books on data visualization is giving a massively open online course (MOOC) this fall. I’m going to check it out. You may be interested, too.
Category Archives: dataviz
This may come in handy: http://gangerolf.blogspot.com/2012/09/norway-in-geojson.html
I know I have seen a nice one for USA somewhere as well.
IHME has recently worked with the World Bank to release a series of regional reports on relevant findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2010 Study. It is cool to see this work getting disseminated, and now even in non-English editions. This raises questions for data visualization translations, like should 1990 and 2010 be in reversed positions when accompanying right-to-left text?
I sometimes wish transitions in a data viz went more smoothly. Maybe this frame-per-second calculator can help with optimization:
Stack Overflow comes through with a cool solution: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10731008/d3-js-how-to-create-force-directed-graph-clusters
Seeing data transition can be amazing, can be distracting. Making it work can be confusing. Here are some hints: http://www.jeromecukier.net/blog/2012/07/16/animations-and-transitions/
The key may be hidden in the API reference for selection.on: https://github.com/mbostock/d3/wiki/Selections#wiki-on
Just in time for inclusion in some lucky students project, a way to do brushing interactions: http://bl.ocks.org/mbostock/1667367