Lethal T-Shirt!

Thursday, July 18th, 02013

Inspiration can come from just about anywhere. I saw an interesting t-shirt which lead to an interesting experiment in crowd sourcing to get a new design. As with every good idea, it endeds-up on a t-shirt.

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02012 Annual Report

Friday, February 8th, 02013

Throughout all of 02012, we kept track of our hours and to which client and the type of work. It wasn’t easy and we probably missed a bunch of items here and there, but we’ll continue because we see the value. The reason we started all of this was due to not knowing if the business was making money or losing it. You can improve what you aren’t measuring. This is a glimpse of how we spent our time in 02012, some of the numbers are surprising, even for us!

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Calendar Business Cards

Monday, August 20th, 02012

As a challenge, is it possible to re-invent the year calendar through a different lens? Rather than appointments, red days or other events, what if we put the days of the week first rather than the number? Then, to top it all off, what if you had to fit it onto a business card? This articles walks you through the process, the pitfalls and links to some code so you can make your own designs.

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The Data Journalism Handbook

Wednesday, May 23rd, 02012

The Data Journalism Handbook is a Creative Common’s licensed book about using data in reporting. This article is my contribution to the book.

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Titanic: Behind the numbers

Wednesday, April 25th, 02012

100 years ago, the RMS Titanic set of on her maiden voyage only to strike tragedy two days later. If we look at the passenger list, what sort of additional information can be gleaned from the data?

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Sections: Visualizations

Representing sets of data in non-tabular form is the work of visualizations. Complex representations which convey meaning and value to the recipient in a pictorial form is much harder than it seems. The ability to not mis-represent or mis-lead the reader is paramount.

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