Entries for Tag: 'data visualization'
The article says this will be available standard on all new Ford Fusion Hybrids. Pretty neat. I think they could have done a lot more with it (I don't understand why they still use a gauge like that, at least color it in or something) but still I have been waiting for displays like this in a car for a long time. It would be even better if they would give developers an API, but that's just wishful thinking.
I have talked about sparklines before and this seems to be a very well done implementation of them in Flex. Putting this out there for me as much as anyone else. See also: Flex Spinner.
You have seen Minority Report, now see the real tech that it inspired. Slashdot has a discussion about it too, although in typical fashion the majority of that crowd seems unimpressed. I say this is some pretty cool tech with a lot of possibilities for large data set visualization. Bottom line, I want to play with it.
via kottke, a graphical representation by county of how the US voted. If the election was won by landmass only it would have been a much different outcome. It really helps you visualize too the vast difference of population density of the rural areas compared with the larger cities.
PDF Warning. Article from 2006 by Maureen Stone. If you are ever designing data visualization (charts, graphs, infographics, etc) the colors you choose for your data sets are very important. It is amazing how wrong some software such as excel gets this right out of the box.