Occasionally, we’ll break from our usual routine and post an aggregated list of interesting links that we think will be interesting to our data-centric community.
The OpenVis Conference, a gathering about the practice of visualizing data on the web, was held early this week in Boston. Here’s a handful of interesting slides or tutorials mentioned there:
- Blindfolded Cartography [Andy Woodruff]
- Next Generation of #DataVis Tools [Jeffrey Heer]
- How zipcodes and ZCTAs work [Lena Groeger]
- Ranking graph types by perceived correlation [Lane Harrison]
- Dataviz on a Deadline [NPR]
- OpenVis Conf 2015 Community Notes [GoogleDoc]
- From steak to mangoes, here are some water-hogging foods [LATimes]
- Public opinion about climate change across the US [Yale]
- An illustrated guide to all 456 deaths in Game of Thrones [Washington Post]
- StackOverflow’s survey of developers [StackOverflow]
New data sets
- Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Project Data Portal [CDC]: A newly released user-friendly portal from the Connecticut Data Collaborative to explore data traffic stop data released in 2014. Stay tuned for a Q&A with the Connecticut Data Collaborative about the data set soon.
- Department of Transportation’s real time feed of Active Roadway Incidents [XML]
- Department of Transportation’s real time feed of Active DOT Roadway Construction Projects [XML]