Whatever this is, I think I like it.
Some open-source data tools from an MIT project. via @mattwaite
Baseball teams charted simply by record and payroll. The Devil Rays and Marlins are getting the most bang for their buck. My Yankees? Not so much.
“Exactly how and when did this happen? I just got off the phone with another in a long list of clients who used the word “bucket” several times during a conversation about information architecture.”
And here I was thinking I would use my thesis data as raw material to use as I play around with databases and graphics…
“On any given Web page, users will either click something that appears to take them closer to the fulfillment of their goal, or click the Back button on their Web browser.”
Useful stockpile of public records data and other reports, all graphicized for ease of comprehension.
Whoa. Those are some strong pipes. Could be useful.
Data + Flash presentation + search = a damn fine, usable, informational package. Any thought of doing it for a few other presidents as well? Chart the use of the word “nuclear” in Reagan’s speeches?
When I say that I don’t think newspapers can catch up to the Web in category A, B, or C, this is the sort of thing I’m talking about.