Category Archives: dataviz

Yes indeed, you can now download Mars Geology data in SHP files

TweetYes indeed, you can now start mapping Mars as the USGS and NASA have made available (in SHP format) Mars geology, structures, landing sites and more – Twitter user Larry Buchanan @larrybuch has taken the data and dropped em into … Continue reading

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County health ranking 2014 and health roadmaps – How Healthy is your county?

TweetThe County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program is a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. This fabulous resource not only provides maps, tables and charts (very detailed reports as well), but … Continue reading

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Free Software Tip Friday… Tableau Public for Data Visualization

TweetI love sharing and on Friday I really like to share… and so, here’s a tip off about a cool data viz tool that I learned about from the OpenDataBC gang who recently used tableau to create a cool infographic … Continue reading

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What Is Big Data?

TweetBig Data… the buzz word is flying around all over the Internet, but have you ever asked yourself what the heck is big data exactly? Geospatial pros have worked with “big” data products forever it seems, however, all of a … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Fun – NFL Fan Map (FandomMap) created from Facebook data

TweetSuper Bowl week is here so that means more cool data visualizations.. best BBQ, tail gate hot spots, and those awesome NFL fan maps! Here’s details of a cool fan map – I’m not sure I can agree that its … Continue reading

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