Tag: 2014

Infographic: Here’s to 2014 (Beutler Ink)

Readers: Simon Owens of Beautler Ink remembered earlier this year when I published the Beutler Ink Oscar’s best picture graphic: https://datavizblog.com/2014/02/25/infographic-the-85-best-picture-winners-by-beutler-ink/. Well, Simon and the Beutler Ink team have been busy and just released their “Here’s to 2014” illustration. It references every single major pop culture and news event in 2014, from Too Many Cooks to the death…

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Information Is Beautiful Awards 2014 Announced

  Last Wednesday, November 12th, 2014, the third annual Information is Beautiful Awards celebrated data visualization at its best. Hundreds of entries were trimmed to an elite set of outstandingly illuminating infographics, over which the judges deliberated long and hard. Now, with thanks to their generous sponsors Kantar, here are the winners. Data Visualization Gold – Rappers, Sorted…

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Infographic: 2014 Halloween Statistics

Readers: Every year, halloweencostumes.com brings us “Creepy Calculations,” a visual compilation of some of some of Halloween’s freakiest facts. This year is no exception! What are some of the 2014’s most popular costumes? How much money will Americans spend decorating their homes and filling our bellies with sweet candy treats? Who do people trust more to…

2014 Halloween Statistics

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Infographic: The Illustrated Game – A Map Of World Cup Brazil 2014

Source: Haydn Simons, The Illustrated Game – A Map Of World Cup Brazil 2014, November 28, 2013, http://www.haydnsymons.com/news/the-illustrated-game-a-map-of-world-cup-brazil-2014/. Haydn’s comments on creating this infographic: Personally, I can’t think of anything better than illustration mixed with sport, or even better, football! While on Twitter the other day I stumbled across an online publication which features illustration…

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Wisdom of Crowds 2014: Success with Business Intelligence and Technology Priorities

Readers: Last week, Howard Dresner released the 2014 Edition of his Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study. Mr. Dresner is Chief Research Officer of Dresner Advisory Services, LLC, an independent advisory firm and a well-known authority and author in the areas of Business Intelligence and Performance Management. Howard has 32 years of IT industry…

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Tapestry Conference 2014: Alberto Cairo’s Keynote Presentation

Data, Patternicity, and Biases Last Wednesday, Alberto Cairo gave a keynote presentation at the Tapestry conference. The day after (Thursday), he spoke at the Investigative Reporters and Editors meeting (CAR2014.) In both talks Alberto discussed some topics that are concerning him. Mr. Cairo is considered by many (including me) to be one of the industry’s leading experts…

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