June 14, 2021

Recovery.gov Launches "Recovery Explorer" New Visualization Options of Recipient Data

From a Recovery.gov Announcement (PDF): Recovery Board Chairman Earl E. Devaney said today that a new feature on Recovery.gov will allow users to create and customize charts and graphs that will make it easier to follow stimulus funds of most interest to them. The data visualization feature, called Recovery Explorer, is being launched today. Smartronix, […]

"An International List of Data Repositories"

From the Digital Curation Centre Blog: We’re often asked where data can be deposited, so it’s great to be able to announce an international list of data repositories initiated by DataCite. The list notes what subject areas the repositories support and outlines any restrictions on data access, licence agreements and identifiers used. From the List: […]

Cool! Create Heat Maps With Bing & "Relevant" iPhone App Results Now Visible on Bing Mobile Search Results Pages

A busy week at Bing. A couple of days ago we pointed out that Bing had updated their mobile site (m.bing.com) with several new features including an option to view a map and directions simultaneously. Today, two more new features from Bing. 1.  Info Visualization: “New Heat Map Creator app makes heat maps easy” (via […]

U.S. Census Bureau — Visualizing Data with OnTheMap for Emergency Management

Visualizing Data with OnTheMap for Emergency Management The Census Bureau released OnTheMap for Emergency Management Version 2.0 today, the beginning of the 2011 hurricane season. Version 2.0 adds floods and wildfires to hurricanes which was released last year. OnTheMap for Emergency Management is a public data tool that provides unique detail on the workforce, for U.S. […]

Cool Heat Maps! Beta: Trulia Launches Interactive Crime Maps For 50 US Metro Areas

Adena Schutzberg Quotes from the Trulia News Release on All Points Blog: Crime Maps leverages geodata from multiple partners, including CrimeReports.com, EveryBlock.com and SpotCrime.com, who work with hundreds of police agencies, crime feeds and news outlets to create a curated map of criminal activity in many metropolitan areas. Users can view crimes in a specific […]

Interesting and Cool! Cascade: A Research Project From NY Times R&D Lab: Visualize How Information Propagates Through the Social Media

Fascinating research that’s more than worth a look. From the NY Times R&D Lab “Cascade” Web Site: This first-of-its-kind tool links browsing behavior on a site to sharing activity to construct a detailed picture of how information propagates through the social media space. While initially applied to New York Times stories and information, the tool […]

Visualization Tools Added to "Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy" an Open Access E-Journal

From a News Release: ProQuest’s peer-reviewed, open access e-journal Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy (SSPP) is introducing new visualization tools that make it easier for researchers to observe, compare, and manipulate the vast amounts of data being generated by the sustainability community. SSPP’s “Featured Datasets” are designed to reveal relationships between variables and give access […]

"22 Free Tools for Data Visualization and Analysis"

Direct to the Complete Article from Computerworld The 22 Tools Organized Into These Categories: Data cleaning Statistical analysis Visualization applications and services Code help: Wizards, libraries, APIs GIS/mapping on the desktop Web-based GIS/mapping Temporal data analysis Text/word clouds Social and other network analysis Here’s a Chart Listing All of the Tools

New Infographic: "A Map of the U.S. Open Government World"

From a GovLoop Post by Andrew Krzmarzick: We’ve got a great Open Gov story (and tool) for you! Last year, former Deputy CTO for Open Government Beth Noveck reached out to GovLoop Founder Steve Ressler about leveraging the energy of community members to complete a gargantuan task: read through all of the Open Government Plans […]

100% Impressive: New: Health Datasets and Visulizations From the Global Health Data Exchange (GHDx)

Direct to Global Health Data Exchange (GHDx) A new “must have” resource for health researchers, journalists, educators, and others. 100% impressive! Even if you’re not a health researcher many of the concepts that when into developing the Global Health Data Exchange (GHDx) and the design of the platform are applicable to many types of data. […]