What are the limits of small multiples? At what point do the charts lose their individual meaning and blend back into a single, collective image/pattern? This is a quick experiment using bar graphs with random values to test the visual limits of small multiples.
Came out of a tweet from @phillipadsmith about an infographic. Got me thinking about the difference between an infographic and data vis. Not new territory but interesting to think about nonetheless. Edit: A simpler version of the graphic above. Made with Paper
I recently started using Processing (processing.org) at the CBC to visualize the dependencies of the content areas on projects being built by Media Ops & Technology (MO&T). Roughly speaking, MO&T builds out platform related projects and the content areas leverage the functionality of those projects to build out their sites. The previous post here was a first sketch … Continue reading Creating Data Visualizations for the CBC
The Top 50 Gawker Media Passwords - Digits - WSJGreat use and analysis of the Gawker password database by Zach Seward of the WSJ.com.
This image,Tsu-20041226-005853UTC, was created shortly after the Christmas 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean. It was made using satellite images and population density information for the affected countries in the Indian Ocean. I wrote a program in Processing to read this data and generate the black and white representation below. Lines representing people who died from … Continue reading Data Visualizations with Processing, TSU prints