The Global Carbon Atlas is a platform to explore and visualize the most up-to-date data on carbon fluxes resulting from human activities and natural processes. Human impacts on the carbon cycle are the most important cause of climate change.
The visualisation above can represent the relationships between gender, location, and three other parameters according to data released yesterday. Click on one of the buttons to toggle between visualisations of age, marital status and a range of countries Australians come from. Move your mouse across any of the ribbons in the image and you will see numbers, words and letters. The first number is the raw number, the number of people who have the characteristics that match the position of the ribbon.
Over the last fifty years, there has been a marked increase in the sheer quantity of state legislation that deals with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender rights. The Supreme Court has recently heard two LGBT cases, Prop 8 and DOMA, and are expected to announce their decisions in June of 2013. These cases will have a significant impact on both state and federal laws. Leading up to these decisions, it is worth taking a look at how state LGBT laws dealing with marriage, adoption, housing, hate crimes, hospital visitation, and employment have changed over the last half-century.
Beaucoup reconnaissent la datavisualisation comme un outil efficace tant pour la narration que pour l'analyse, un ioutil à même de surmonter la plupart des obstacles linguistiques et éducatifs. Mais pourquoi ? Quelles sont les formes abstraites et les couleurs capables de communiquer plus efficacement à partir de grandes quantités de données ? Une compréhension de comment fonctionne la perception humaine vous servira non seulement à répondre à cette question, mais aussi à vous guider pour améliorer la conception de vos propres visualisations.
The sites of major media organizations—CNN, USA Today, the Guardian, and others—provide the public with much of the online news they consume. But although a large proportion of the top stories these sites disseminate cover politics, international relations, and economics, users of these sites show a preference (as evidenced by the most viewed stories) for news about sports, crime, entertainment, and weather. In this book, Pablo Boczkowski and Eugenia Mitchelstein examine this gap and consider the implications for the media industry and democratic life in the digital age.
As we've seen, there are more fatal car crashes during the weekend and summer months, which is some time between May and September in the United States. The Guardian took a different approach to look at road fatalities in Australia.