Spreadsheet to the rescue

Unser Test-Datensatz: Bevölkerung Wien – Entwicklung 2001-2013 nach Bezirken. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1aDShs4ipYLcLNSnY1CrFB0DTANA2B-jCLRnll-6F5rg/edit?usp=sharing Quelle: Open Data Portal Österreich Hinweis: der originale Datensatz enthält mehr Daten (bis zurück nach 1869). Für eine leichtere Handhabung und einfachere Darstellung bei den Screenshots habe ich auf die Jahre ab 2001 (in 2-Jahressprüngen bis 2013) reduziert. Ein erster Blick auf unseren Datensatz: wir […]

Charming Charting

Ein Beispiel für einfache Visualisierungsmöglichkeiten durch ein Chart. Aus einer eher spröden Tabelle wie z.B. dieser: https://www.wien.gv.at/statistik/wirtschaft/tabellen/ankuenfte-laender-zr.html kann sehr einfach ein Chart erzeugt werden, das einen bestimmten Aspekt herausarbeitet. Entwicklungen wie z.B. der Anstieg von Gästen aus Asien und Amerika sind auf einen Blick erkennbar (not exactly breaking news, but it’s just an example).   […]

Infographics showcase: dadaviz

dadaviz.com is a neverending source of inspiration – showing the best of today’s infographics, high frequency, tremendous resource, must see! a sample infographic from washingtonpost.com: Teilen mit: E-Mail <a rel="nofollow" data-shared="sharing-facebook-70" class="share-facebook sd-button share-icon" href="http://data site fiable pour acheter du cialis.jour.at/infographics-showcase-dadaviz/?share=facebook” target=”_blank” title=”Klick, um auf Facebook zu teilen”>Facebook Twitter

US Midterm Elections 2014: The winner is – Mashable!

Visualising data in real time is certainly also a question of choosing the right tools. Not always do the tools have to be overly complicated. Recently the Lego Senate easily won the media competion for smart reporting on the 2014 midterm elections in the US. The shift from a Senate with a Democratic to a Republican […]

Historic infographic: Napoleon’s army in Russia

When it comes to tragic military events, few would rate worse than the French invasion of Russia in 1812. A disastrous combination of situations resulted in the once powerful Grande Armée being reduced from nearly half a million strong, to a shockingly small 10,000 following their retreat. This vintage information graphic detailing the event was […]

How to be an educated consumer of infographics

David Byrne on good infographics: Insight seems to happen most often when data sets are crossed in the design of the piece — when we can quickly see the effects on something over time, for example, or view how factors like income, race, geography, or diet might affect other data. When that happens, there’s an […]

Hans Rosling: Stats to reshape your world view

Seminal TED Talk by Hans Rosling. Still great after all the years. A milestone that shows the power of new forms of visualisation, making use of a lot of different available datasets, global and historic comparisons in a mindblowing manner. With the drama and urgency of a sportscaster, statistics guru Hans Rosling uses an amazing […]