Interactive Data Visualizations

Some of these interactive data visualizations are available onsite at the Strata Conference + Hadoop World, Level 2, October 23-25 2012 at the Hilton NYC. Others were available at Strata Rx, October 16-17, 2012 at the Hilton SF.

State of the Polar Bear
by Kim Rees and Dino Citaro, Periscopic
The most comprehensive online visualization of polar bear information to date, the tool provides a detailed look at each of the 19 polar bear subpopulations, and explores the factors that have influenced their IUCN health status ratings.

World Inequality Database on Education
by Interactive Things
The World Inequality Database on Education (WIDE) brings together data from Demographic and Health Surveys and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys from over sixty countries to enable users to compare education attainment between countries, and between groups within countries, according to factors that are associated with inequality, including wealth, gender, ethnicity and location.

The Breast Cancer Conversation
by Kim Rees, Periscopic
Developed for GE's Healthymagination data visualization forum, this tool takes a realtime look at the discussions happening on Twitter around the topic of breast cancer. Tweets from all over the world are aggregated in a single location, allowing visitors to quickly understand the current topics, trends, and stories.

Nutrition Finder
by Kai Chang, Beezwax
Scatterplots are used to examine relationships between two or three dimensions. Add in color, radius, and motion and you've got four to six dimensions. But what happens when your data contains dozens or hundreds of variables, like nutrients in the USDA Nutrient Database?

US Health Care Spending: Who Pays?
by Emma Dugas, California Healthcare Foundation
This interactive graphic uses data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to show national spending trends from 1960 to 2010 for health care by payer.

Cause of Death trends for the United States and Australia, 1970-2006
by Peter Speyer, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
Use this interactive tool to compare this probability of death through trends over time in both the United States and Australia. The two charts allow for comparisons by year, gender, and leading causes of death.

Scientific Communication As Sequential Art
by Bret Victor, WorryDream
A scientific paper, redesigned as a sequence of illustrations with captions. This comic-like format, with tightly-coupled pictures and prose, allows the author to depict and describe simultaneously—show and tell.

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