Based on data from the SEC for 60,000 directors or high-level employees, Toby Segaran created this graphical network of major US companies that share board members or CEOs. A bit like a social network graph for companies.
Besides the relationship between the companies the diagram also visualizes the size of the organizations, location (East-West), gender of the persons and hierarchy level (CEO).
The data is available at the open database project Freebase if you want to play around with it yourself.
More information and the full size image on the Freebase blog .
- Data-Visualization: OpenStreetMap London Progress
- Data Visualization: Impact of the Subprime Crisis
- Data-visualization: Charting The Banking Crisis
- Data Visualization: 3-D Map of Air Pollution in London
You might have heard about the “OpenStreetMap” project that creates and provides free geographic data such as street maps to everyone. What most users of mapping software and services don’t know – there are often license or technical restrictions how you can use data and maps available commercially or by other providers. That’s what OpenStreetMap is trying to overcome.
Particularly with mapping data from the UK, where the government agency in charge…
We always love the data visualizations from the New York Times. Their designers are really doing an outstanding job.
Yesterday they have published another great one on a topic that is very hard to visualize – a graphic showing how regions throughout the United States are hit differently by the Subprime Mortgage crisis and the level of foreclosures resulting from that.
More information and the full size graphics at the “New York Times”.
The web log “And Still I Persist” has made two interesting implementations available that demonstrate how data-visualization tools similar to “Gapminder’s Trendalyzer” can be used to show patterns in vast amounts of data.
They used OSG’s Boomerang technology to show changes in banks’ mortgage portfolios based on the data the banks have reported to the FDIC. The first chart / animation shows the amounts of 90+ days late mortgages and the second one visualizes the changed amounts in mortgages that…
If you live in London air pollution is your daily companion. While it is believed that new measures like the Congestion charge have brought improvements to air quality in central London pollution remains a hot topic in the UK’s capital.
The 3D pollution maps were created by overlaying 3D models for London with pollution data and predictions. Data from the London’s air pollution sensors network together with pollution predictions from