CPSC 683 - InfoVis

exploring information visualization


October 29, 2017

Arthur’s Family Tree

Arthur was one of my favourite cartoons to watch as a kid, so I thought this was a cool vis. Someone posted it on Pinterest. It conveys Arthur’s family tree. It is engaging because the cartoon character images are embedded… Continue Reading →

Oil Consumption in the world

https://www.slideshare.net/gtmarketing8688/data-visualization-inspiration-analysis-to-insights-to-action-faster I found this visualization to be very simple but very effective in communicating the core message. The first visualization uses a pie to display the list of countries with the highest consumption of oil. All countries are not presented… Continue Reading →

The 7 Kinds of Data Visualization People

  The above image is an example taken from the article, “The 7 Kinds of Data Visualization People.” It shows the work of Excel Brute Forcers, which is a subset I had no idea existed. Those are incredibly nice looking… Continue Reading →

Playing with my data 3

Generated with Voyant Tools: http://voyant-tools.org Bubble graph of top 5 words. I like how simple and beautiful this is, I could see expanding on this idea. Having these lines of bubbles be a building block as part of a larger visualization…. Continue Reading →

World debt visualized

Holy. That’s a lot of debt. http://www.visualcapitalist.com/63-trillion-world-debt-one-visualization/ What struck me was the dual visualizations – area of the country representing the sheer dollar value, colour representing that amount as a share of GDP. Interesting. Japan’s kind of a mess, apparently…. Continue Reading →

Tick Tock

  October 29 “Introducing TickTock, a Sid Lee Collective art project that explores how we visualize the passage of time. Collaborating with bleeding edge artists and designers, the project aims to challenge the conventions of the traditional clock face. From… Continue Reading →

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