Source: Niall McCarthy, Inequality At The 2015 Academy Awards By The Numbers [Infographic], Forbes.com, February 20, 2015, http://www.forbes.com/sites/niallmccarthy/2015/02/20/inequality-at-the-2015-academy-awards-by-the-numbers-infographic/. Oscar predictions are certainly gathering pace in the run-up to the 87th Academy Awards, taking place in Los Angeles tonight. Will Bradley Cooper walk home with the award for Best Actor? Why did the Lego Movie only get one […]

Zaire Ebola Virus is a great threat to the people living in West Africa. Since this past winter (2014), 1,323 people have been infected. The death rates are ongoing in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and most recently Nigeria. Originally spreading through contaminated bush meat, this deadly virus has caused alarm worldwide. Should you worry about Ebola? […]

Charles Minard’s Map of Napoleon’s Russian Campaign of 1812 One of the most famous maps incorporating time was created in 1861 by Charles Minard, a French Engineer.  The map and chart, entitled, “Carte figurative des pertes successives en hommes de l’Armée Française dans la campagne de Russie 1812-1813″, brilliantly illustrated the march to and from the Polish-Russian […]

Readers: When I first started blogging about data visualization in early 2013, one of the first posts I made was to show Richard Johnson’s eerily telling infographic 31 Days Later which depicted, using human shadow figures, how many gun-related deaths had occurred in the United States each day since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Mr. […]

Only at Disneyland would they tear down an old and dilapidated gold mining town in order to build a new and identical gold mining town and make it look old and dilapidated again. “The goal was to bring it back to exactly the way it was,” said David Smith of Disneyland’s facilities and maintenance department, […]

Source: George Savvas, Public Relations Director, Disneyland Resort, February 11th, 2014   Iconic film star from the 1930s, turned U.S. diplomat, Shirley Temple Black, passed away Monday at the age of 85. Although she never appeared in a Disney film, she knew Walt Disney, and has a unique place in their history including an animated […]

MicroStrategy Cloud’s New Parallel Relational In-Memory Engine (PRIME) Provides High Performance On Big Data Allowing Companies to Build High-Scale, Easy-to-Use Information Driven Apps Las Vegas, NV, January 28, 2014 – MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms, today announced the availability of its new Parallel Relational In-Memory Engine (PRIME) option […]