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Data and Visualization sites

Inspiration and Guidance

  • Complex Diagrams — Noah Iliinsky web site. 
  • Extreme Presentation Method — The Extreme Presentation method was developed by Dr. Andrew Abela as a way to develop effective communication of complex information, such as market research findings or solutions-oriented sales proposals.
  • Fell in Love with Data — This is the blog of Enrico Bertini, a data visualization researcher at the Univ. of Konstanz, Germany.
  • Perceptual Edge — Stephen Few web site. Perceptual Edge focuses on the tools and techniques of visual business intelligence to help you make better use of your valuable information assets.
  • The Functional Art — An introduction to information graphics and visualization. Alberto Cairo

Graphics & Multimedia

Design and Aesthetics

Generative, algorithmic and computational artwork

  • Paul Prudence's blog
  • Dataisnature  —  Paul Prudence's blog about interrelationships between natural processes, computational systems and procedural-based art practices
  • Generative Buble: Vector generative computational art blog by Julien Leonard 

Statistical and Analytical Visualization

Business Intelligence and Analysis

  • BIAlytics: Better Insights through Analytics — BIAlytics is the Chuck Hooper web site. Chuck Hooper is a business intelligence and data visualization consultant, specializing in healthcare and education. He also is a Tableau Zen Master
  • Jen Underwood — business intelligence and analysis is the Jen's web site and blog (MS SQL,Power Pivot, Excell, Tableau Software). Jen is a Tableau Zen Master

Data Visualization with Tableau

Tableau Data Blog Finder - Tableau Public Digital Team. Interactive visualization to find current and up to date Tableau Data Blogs

Tableau Public Author Profile Finder

Check out also The Most Influential Tableau-Related Blog Posts  - by Andy Cotgreave

Network Visualization

  • Kateto.net — Katya Ognyanova's web site
  • NodeXL — NodeXL is a free, open-source template for Microsoft® Excel® 2007 and 2010 that lets you enter a network edge list into a workbook
  • Connected Action - Network insights

Data Journalism

General Visualization

  • Chart Porn — Mix of charts and graphs
  • Communicating with data — Jerome Cukier from the OECD
  • Datavisualization.ch — Different visualization work, but lately on process of client work
  • Marko A Rodriguez's blog — Suporting the Emerging Garph Landscape
  • mbostock's blocks — Mike Bostock. Lot of D3 data visualizations and codes
  • Neoformix — Jeff Clark. Neoformix started as Jeff's blog. Now it is a business specialized in data visualization. Features a variety of his projects
  • Philogb — Data Visualizations by Nicolas Garcia Belmonte
  • Periscopic — Information visualization firm, do good with data
  • PolicyViz — Jon Schwabish @jschwabish web site
  • UXBlog IDV Solutions — IDV Solutions' User Experience Blog
  • vis4 — Gregor Aisch produces a mix of work
  • Visual.ly — Visually is a one-stop shop for the creation of data visualizations and infographics, bringing together Marketing Gurus, Data Nerds and Design Junkies based on shared interests.
  • The Data Visualization Catalogue - Helping you to display your data... |  If you’ve ever struggled with what visualization to create to best show the data you have, The Data Visualization Catalogue might provide just the help you need.
  • TTDATAVIZ - Think Tanks Data Visualization

Data Visualization with Excel

Data Visualization with D3js

Data Visualization Showroom

  • World Bank Data Viz — Visualizing the fight against poverty
  • Office for National Statistics, UK — Interactive content and data visualizations by Data Visualization Center, Office for the National Statistics, UK
  • US Census Bureau Data Visualization Gallery — A weekly exploration of Census dada. The Census Bureau is working to increase our use of visualization in making data available to the public, and this gallery is an early part of that effort.
  • Flowing City -- Visualizing the city built of data. Margarida Fonseca's web site deboted to a collection of information visualization projects about cities. Flowing City is also the name of her thesis
  • FlowingData — Nathan Yau's web site. Showcase of data visualizations, tutorials and data visualization best practices. 
  • Marije Rooze's collection of data visualizations
  • Newsvis — The Directory of News Visualizations. by Robert Kosara @eagereyes @newsvis
  • Viz for a Cause  — Viz for a Cause aims to bring awareness to the world’s issues, causes, and non-profit organizations through impactful visualizations of data.
  • Visualoop - New, Blog Radar, Events and Columns about Data Visualization - by Tiago Veloso
  • FEMA Data Visualization - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • IHME Data Visualizations - Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), University of Washington.

Maps

  • Stamen — Map-focused design and technology studio, sometimes open source releases
  • Cartastrophe — Daniel Huffman talks good maps
  • Floatingsheep — Geography hodge podge
  • indiemaps — Usually on the how of maps
  • Kelso's Corner — Nathaniel Kelso, cartographer at Stamen
  • Mapbox — Create your own map project, add your data and use it as a map service to be publish in your web application
  • tecznotes — Michal Migurski of Stamen gets into the nitty gritty of online map making
  • The Marauding Carto-nerd — Kenneth Field, research cartographer

Data and Statistics

Open Data

  • World Bank Data — Existing databases from World Bank.
  • Open Data Showroom — Showroom for Open Data Projects.
  • Data Catalogs — DataCatalogs.org aims to be the most comprehensive list of open data catalogs in the world.
  • CME Info — CME Info is a database containing the latest child mortality estimates based on the research of the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation.
  • World Bank Data — Open Data from the World Bank.
  • IHME GHDx  — Global Health Data Exchange: IHME's catalog of the world's health and demographic data. Institute of health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME).
  • US Census Bureau Data Access Tools  — Data Access Tolls from US Census Bureau provide access to census data and information products.

Health Data Visualization

Health Data blogs

Computational Biology/Biophysics Visualization


Data Viz blogs (uncategorized)