Data visualization

Happy St. Patricks Day

Posted by on Mar 17, 2011 in Creative marketing, Data visualization, Mobile

Tis the day to indulge in that green beer and good ol Irish cheer. So what if you are not into green beer but a total web 2.0 geek. Well you are in luck as there are many ways to celebrate. Here’s the scoop…. Back in 2008 here’s what Google Maps did to celebrate.. Google did not feel like celebrating today : ( Design for global learning conference. Some iPhone and iPad apps e.g. Lucktricity and Leprechaun Beer Pong Of course a survey via social networks, see results. There must be more, what have I...

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Data visualization

Posted by on Mar 5, 2011 in Data visualization

Data visualization has enabled us to make sense of large and complex data sets. From a corporate perspective this is great as it enables us to save time, money, improve efficiency and in turn increase profits. Teachers use word clouds to help kids make sense of words, web designers add this to make websites interesting. Here are some data visualization tools that I have come across that are interesting. Ushahidi, which means “testimony” in Swahili, is a website that was initially developed to map reports of violence in Kenya after the post-election fallout at the beginning of...

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