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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  

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…

Cape Grim - CO2

...both metaphorically and now, perhaps literally. The Age reports on the CSIRO findings: Within the next couple of weeks, a remote part of north-western Tasmania is likely to grab headlines around the world as a major climate change marker is passed. The aptly named Cape Grim monitoring site jointly run by CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology will witness the first…

Some thoughts for the new year... The. Hottest. Twelve. Months. EVER...   2015 was Earth’s hottest year by record-wide margin https://t.co/smkEn7VzRz via @NOAA #HottestYear pic.twitter.com/yXrpysDQmQ — Climate Council (@climatecouncil) January 21, 2016 2015 was the hottest year on record globally. Climate change was a major factor in driving the record-breaking heat in 2015 worldwide. The global average temperature for 2015 was…

Katie Park, the graphics editor at The Washington Post recently published an elegant data visualisation of the impact of the Californian drought on water storage levels. California is in the fourth year of its most severe drought on record, facing low precipitation, dwindling mountain snowpack levels and the hottest temperatures in state history. The water supply in the state’s reservoirs has…

Impact of Vaccines

Project Tycho® is a project at the University of Pittsburgh to advance the availability and use of public health data for science and policy making. Currently, the Project Tycho® database includes data from all weekly notifiable disease reports for the United States dating back to 1888. These data are freely available to anybody interested. Additional U.S. and international data will…

Australian Political Donations

Simply Outstanding Work. http://au.politicaldonations.info Australian donations to political parties visualised. Look closely at the starting state of the visualisation. Do they look like lungs to you? Of course, the phrase "tip-of-the-iceberg" comes to mind. The Political Donations visualisation website takes publically available data from the AEC and presents it in a graphical view to make visual analysis of the donations…

GDELT

GDELT is the largest, most comprehensive, and highest resolution open database of human society ever created. Yes, REALLY Big! GDELT is 100 percent free, with the entire dataset available for immediate download and a set of tools available to work with it. Creating a platform that monitors the world's news media from nearly every corner of every country in print, broadcast,…

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