Big Data Evolution with TimeMapper

Today we will review an easy way to display some data according to a timeline in three steps: Although sometimes it’s possible to use another type of visualization, if you don’t have too much time, TimeMapper may be a good option. In this example, you only have to prepare a spreadsheet on google drive with the following […]

This is not an amazing visualization

This does not pretend to be an deep and extensive visualization experiment. I just wanted to share with you a simple exercise of data visualization using Tableau. I have to admit that my first contact with the tool was few months ago, and I also have to say that it has improved a lot this past […]

The Data Visualization Catalogue

If you ever asked yourself which is the best type of visualization for your data, The Data Visualization Catalogue could provide a guide to help you decide. Severino Ribecca has begun the process of categorizing data visualizations based on what relationships and properties of data they show. With more than 50 types of visualizations, this catalog aims […]

A.Track.Tion: How we Did it?

What music do people listen to? How does their taste change with time? Where do new music styles come from? In this post we go through the methodology and technique used to create A.Track.Tion, a data visualization aimed at shedding light on these deep and interesting questions. Data gathering and processing Our objective was to […]

Supercomputing and eScience

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/embed/S9YPcPtPsuY?list=PLbABsNMD2jhy4CPd5iH_AkZRhmdMslfXD]   This documentary talks about the impact of supercomputers both in science and our daily lives. The results shown were obtained in the project Consolider: Supercomputing and e-Science which is part of the Consolider – Ingenio 2010 programme. Its main goal is to advance in the field of applied supercomputing through several areas of […]