Tag Archives Data Visualisation

PISA Results 2000-2009

At a time when it appears revealed truths, beliefs and opinions are increasingly privileged in public and political debate,there was always Hans... Vale, Hans Rosling Links The ignorance project GapMinder Tools  

Mapping the world's immigration flows, by country-by-country. Some notes about Australia: By these estimates, Australia’s net immigration is negative with every country in the world, except for a small positive immigration balance with Sudan. Australia is the only country in the world to have significant positive net immigration with the US.   Links Metrocosm.com UN - Total Migrant Stock

John Podesta Emails

The MIT Media Lab Macro Connections group, has done some stella work on visualising network associations over their time. You should visit the Global Language Network or the Human Development Index Tree [2010] They build tools to transform data into stories. The Clinton Circle, maps emails from Hillary Clinton, John Podesta and the DNC in the United States.. Certainly topical! The data…

  167 global temperature maps - one for every year from 1850 to 2016, in a single chart. These are Robinson projections based on the UK Met Office HadCrut4 Arctic Sea Ice A still image generated from National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) north pole sea ice extent images. These images  [TP Public Data sets] are arranged in a grid pattern with…

Yin and Yang

Consilience. The word of the day, Year, Decade or Epoch? I recently [briefly] participated in a planning session and debate [through my WhaleSongServices consultancy business ] with an ex-colleague and some of his senior/executive staff regarding particular public policy challenges for a Government Department in the near to medium term [5-10 years] and the broader strategic needs of their planning. We…

Apparently, nope... Vision of Humanity is a strong proponent of the need to further study, advocate and act on peace. It groups together a number of interrelated initiatives focused on global peace which enjoy the support of a wide range of philanthropists, business people, politicians, religious leaders and intellectuals. It brings a strategic approach to raising the world’s attention and…

OneZoom

Think about this for a moment.  Fractal-based mind-map that can contain and visualise all human knowledge. The OneZoom software uses fractals to condense the entire tree of life into a single, zoomable page. OneZoom® is so named because all the information is on a single page: all you have to do is zoom to reveal details. Not a bad start...…

Costs of US Wars

An outstanding comparative analysis of the dollar "cost" of US Wars, "then and now". Apologies to [either Dirksen or Rockefeller], but certainly, once we have a trillion here, and a trillion there, "pretty soon, you're talking real money" ! We know these numbers are staggering.  Recently [late 2015], Bank of America Merrill Lynch [ BoAML ] produced analysis showing that: The…

Indian Currency

The team at HowMuch.net  continue their excellent work. The full article can be found here. The Global Finance Magazine recently released an article comparing countries by income across the world for 2015, sourcing data from the World Bank. Gross National Income (GNI) per capita is the final income earned by a country’s residents divided by the total population. Countries are…

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