Open Data and Visualizations
The following sites show you available data:
- data.gov: All open data provided by the US of A
- data.gov.uk: Same thing for the Brittish
- World Bank Data: Data on development of the world and its regions
- Google Trends: Shows how searches change over time
- Infochimps: Categorized lists of available data
The following blogs show some existing visualization work. Note that most work took much longer than two weeks to create!
- Flowing Data
- information aesthetics
- Information Is Beautiful
- Visual Complexity
- Edward Tufte: the grandmaster of visualization.
- Ben Fry: creator of Processing. His visualization company isÂ Fathom.
- Casey Reas: the other half of Processing.