Tag: flowingdata


Why People Collect Data

August 2, 2010

Nathan Yau over at Flowing Data started a fascinating discussion last week. He asked his readers why they collect data about themselves, what they’ve learned from it, or why they don’t collect any data at all. 23 people answered the call and shared their insights. There are many positive self-discovery comments like the stories we…


Summer Camp, Anyone?

May 7, 2010

If you have data, you probably want to analyze it. Visual Analytics is a hot topic these days – just look at the number of data visualization job posts on the FlowingData site. Honing your visualization skills doesn’t have to be expensive. Middlesex University in London is hosting a Visual Analytics Summer School (Camp) from…


Top 38 Data Blogs to Watch

May 7, 2009

Nathan Yau at the FlowingData blog has compiled a list of “37 Data-ish Blogs You Should Know About.” His list includes blogs on statistics, visualizations, maps, design, and “others worth noting,” a category that includes our own Quantified Self blog. Thanks Nathan! (Adding Nathan’s blog to the list makes 38.) Happy RSS-ing!