Readers: I was in Portland, Oregon last week attending three data visualization workshops by industry expert, Stephen Few. I was very excited to be sitting at the foot of the master for three days and soak in all of this great dataviz information. Last Thursday, was the third workshop, Now You See It which is […]

Readers: I was in Portland, Oregon last week attending three data visualization workshops by industry expert, Stephen Few. I was very excited to be sitting at the foot of the master for three days and soak in all of this great dataviz information. Last Thursday, was the third workshop, Now You See It which is based on […]

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? […]

Your car gets towed, and who do you blame? Yourself? God no, you blame that impossibly confusing parking sign. It’s a fair accusation, really. Of all the questionable communication tools our cities use, parking signs are easily among the worst offenders. There are arrows pointing every which way, ambiguous meter instructions and permit requirements. A […]

Readers: I have been a big fan of Charles Apple’s work for a long time. I have blogged about him and his work in the past (see “Charles Apple” in my Categories on the right or do a search for “Charles Apple” on my blog). Charles Apple (photo, right) is a longtime news artist, graphics […]

Readers: I have been a big fan of Charles Apple’s work for a long time. I have blogged about him and his work in the past (see “Charles Apple” in my Categories on the right or do a search for “Charles Apple” on my blog). Charles Apple (photo, right) is a longtime news artist, graphics reporter, designer, […]

Source: Colleen Barrett, Valentine’s Day Visualized, Visual.ly, http://blog.visual.ly/valentines-day-visualized.

This infographic was created by Adolfo Arranz from The South China Morning Post. A ban was imposed in 1989 banning the international trade in ivory to reverse a rapid decline in the population of African elephants. But to no avail. Illegal hunting and killing of elephants remains a sad reality in Africa despite the ban. Here […]

Saw this on Facebook posted by Charles Apple from the Orange County Register. Notre Dame plays Southern Cal for the 85th time this weekend. For yesterday’s Focus page (October 18, 2013), Kurt Snibbe recaps their first meeting in 1926.

Source. http://www.impactlab.net Reversed Map with Southern Hemisphere at Top of Map (because position of North is arbitrary) Maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers. This collection of maps aims to do just that. Hopefully some of these maps will surprise you […]