Tag Archives: datastore

Testing visualisation tools on the world’s most endangered species

In the Guardian Datastore, I found a spreadsheet outlining the number of endangered species in each country in 2008 and 2009. The document also subdivided the species into groups of mammals, reptiles, birds and so on. Usually, I start data … Continue reading

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Europe’s arms exports to Libya: what’s the best visualisation to use?

The Guardian Datablog recently published data showing Europe’s arms sales to Libya, after the embargo was lifted, between 2005 and 2009. I’ve decided to put three visualisation websites and software to the test: which one will produce the most coherent … Continue reading

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XCity award recognises Data Journalism.

City University London has announced that the Guardian‘s Simon Rogers has been awarded the University’s inaugural XCity award. This is a £500 award that recognises outstanding work in the field of journalism to all former City University students.  Simon was … Continue reading

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Creating heat-maps using Many Eyes

I came across an article on the Guardian’s datablog called ‘Antidepressants in England and Wales: a map of GP prescriptions’. The article includes a map of England and Wales – the Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) which prescribe the most anti-depressant … Continue reading

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