Author Archives: Mark Johnson

Review: 4 supercool JavaScript tools for data visualization

Free, open source D3, InfoViz, Processing.js, and Recline.js bring dynamic, interactive — and jaw-dropping — data-driven graphics to the Web browser By Rick Grehan Read more at infoworld:

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Data Viz Training MOOC

Alberto Cairo’s third ‘Introduction to Infographics and Visualization’ Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), offered through the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, will begin October 6. It’ll be shorter than the two previous courses —four weeks, instead of six. … Continue reading

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Interesting site for Data Visualization

Gapminder is a non-profit venture – a modern “museum” on the Internet – promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. Find out more about Gapminder

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Media Maven 10/10: Display Your Data Like a Pro

From Common Good Vermont Media Maven: Know More & Do More With Data Visualization 10/10 As nonprofits track their progress with data, we struggle to tell our stories. Many of us are ready to learn how to communicate complex information … Continue reading

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Skeptical About Data

We are data skeptics. We don’t believe a lot of what we see and hear. We believe in verifying. And we believe trust is the currency of this website. Here’s how we invite you to build trust in the information … Continue reading

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BBBC More or Less Stats program

Tim Harford investigates numbers in the news. Numbers are used in every area of public debate. But are they always reliable? Tim and the More or Less team try to make sense of the statistics which surround us. A half-hour … Continue reading

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Measuring National Well-being – What matters most to Personal Well-being?

Abstract This article uses data from the Annual Population Survey collected between April 2011 and March 2012 which includes measures of personal well-being. It describes the results of regression analysis – a statistical technique which analyses variation in well-being outcomes … Continue reading

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