January digest

A collection of Data Visualisation links from the last month.

A Datapoint Walks Into a Bar

An interesting talk from Lisa Charlotte Rost on how to evoke emotions with Data Visualisation (the sources are also well worth a look).


This is the most beautiful data visualization of all time, according to Reddit

I might agree if it was visualising my own baby’s sleep patterns – there is definitely a business opportunity here though!


Can tuna prices predict Japan’s GDP growth?

I have a weakness for charts that resemble the subject they represent…even if they cheat a bit with connecting lines.


You Draw It: What Got Better or Worse During Obama’s Presidency

Another great interactive visualisation from the New York Times – just draw your best estimate, then compare it to the actual trend.



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