Tag Archives: visualisation

Visualisations of TV Show ratings

I found this interesting application through Flowing Data. You can search for TV shows to produce visualisations of IMDB ratings and viewing trends over time. It can mainly be used to explore the response to TV shows across series. It’s … Continue reading

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Data journalism

Data journalism is obviously developing quite quickly as news rooms and freelancers try to make the most of new digital data sources for telling stories. In fact the work in journalism is really great and creative, far ahead of the … Continue reading

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Miso project visualisation tool

Following up on my previous post here is a data visualisation resource called the miso project.

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Data and visualisation blogs (a list)

Here, at flowing data, is a account of the top data and visualisation blogs. Here there are lots of examples of the sociological imagination in action and also opportunities for developing new research methods. It’s surprising how vibrant this type … Continue reading

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Metal bands per person?

Through my subscription to flowingdata.com I just came across this great map showing the variation in the number of metal bands per capita. Really interesting to see where there is density of activity around this significant genre. It also gives … Continue reading

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Data artists playing with data

Here is a post and video about a data artist called Jer Thorp. Seems he is at least partly based at The New York Times. There is some interesting work being done by these data artists and visualisers. It’s becoming … Continue reading

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Visual methods special issue

There is a special issue of the open access journal Sociological Research Online on visual methods in social research. I’ve just read the introduction so far, looks like there could be some creative stuff in here.

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