Friday, November 13, 2015

Web Tool Helps People Visualize, Make Sense of Large Complex Datasets

Carnegie Mellon's EVA Cuts Its Teeth on U.S. Census Employment Data

"Datasets for everything from gene expression to employment demographics are growing so large and complex that automated methods sometimes seem like the only way to glean knowledge from them. But a new web-based tool being developed at Carnegie Mellon University provides the option to keep human judgment and intuition in the analytic loop."

The LEHD database is available for public exploration via EVA. Videos demonstrating how EVA can be used are available on EVA's Vimeo channel.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Veterans Statistics - Veterans Day 2015 from the Census

 Celebrate our Veterans
In honor of Veterans Day the Census Bureau has shared a profile of our veterans by state. Massachusetts is below. See all states at Veterans Statistics.

Tables are also available.

Friday, October 30, 2015

Data Visualizations to Explore

Several international agencies have produced some data visualization tools to explore Quality of Life progress.

The U.N. produced based using  Millenium Develoment Goals database.

Visualizing Progress to a Better World

OECD created a visualization to compare different quality of life indicators by country:

How's Life? 

Finally using data from the UN's refugee Agency this visualization show the flow of refugees into Europe. 

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Harvard Maps World Trade- Amazing interactive data visualization called the Globe of Economic Complexity

With the help of Harvard University's Center for International development you can visualize 15 trillion dollars of world trade. One dot equals 100 million dollars of exported products. 
The site visualizes the economics of each country represented by the products they export. Enjoy exploring this rich resource!

Monday, August 24, 2015

ICPSR New Additions August 2015

New Additions