The BSC Viz Corner

Inequality and economic growth in Argentina

Inequality and economic growth in Argentina

A small clarification before we start: I am not pro or against the current Argentinian government, and if I had to vote in next sunday’s elections I would not be able to choose a side. The following is not a real political commentary, what I like is data visualization. Recently I got to read Alberto […]

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Desigualdad y crecimiento económico en Argentina

Desigualdad y crecimiento económico en Argentina

Antes que nada: No soy pro-Kirchner ni pro-Macri, y honestamente si hoy tuviera que votar en Argentina no se a quién votaría. Esto no es un comentario político real, a mi lo que me gusta es la visualización de datos. Hace poco leí en profundidad el libro de Alberto Cairo El Arte Funcional, y me […]

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The UX Visualization Diaries · Number 1

The UX Visualization Diaries · Number 1

Someone once accused me of not doing visualizations. Although that is not actually true (I’ve done more than one and so that means there are a lot of people out there with a bad memory) However, I have to admit that it’s not a really my job. My job, my function in the Visualization department […]

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Big Data Evolution with TimeMapper

Big Data Evolution with TimeMapper

Today we will review an easy way to display some data according to a timeline in three steps: Although sometimes it’s possible to use another type of visualization, if you don’t have too much time, TimeMapper may be a good option. In this example, you only have to prepare a spreadsheet on google drive with the following […]

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This is not an amazing visualization

This is not an amazing visualization

This does not pretend to be an deep and extensive visualization experiment. I just wanted to share with you a simple exercise of data visualization using Tableau. I have to admit that my first contact with the tool was few months ago, and I also have to say that it has improved a lot this past […]

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My boss is a troll

My boss is a troll

Well, not really a troll. A Troll by definition is a person that publishes wind-up messages in an online community with the main intention of annoying or provoking an emotional answer in the users or readers. Provocative message? Guilty. Trying to provoke an emotional answer? Guilty. Message Irrelevant? Not at all. The conflict began on 4th […]

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The Data Visualization Catalogue

The Data Visualization Catalogue

If you ever asked yourself which is the best type of visualization for your data, The Data Visualization Catalogue could provide a guide to help you decide. Severino Ribecca has begun the process of categorizing data visualizations based on what relationships and properties of data they show. With more than 50 types of visualizations, this catalog aims […]

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A.Track.Tion: How we Did it?

A.Track.Tion: How we Did it?

What music do people listen to? How does their taste change with time? Where do new music styles come from? In this post we go through the methodology and technique used to create A.Track.Tion, a data visualization aimed at shedding light on these deep and interesting questions. Data gathering and processing Our objective was to […]

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Atracktion at Sonar 2014

Atracktion at Sonar 2014

Atracktion is a visual representation of the evolution of music in about 60 years. It was presented on June 28 at Sonar, the International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art in Barcelona for its 22nd Edition. We started with the Whitburn Project dataset, a collective effort to gather historical weekly music rankings published by the […]

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Supercomputing and eScience

Supercomputing and eScience

  This documentary talks about the impact of supercomputers both in science and our daily lives. The results shown were obtained in the project Consolider: Supercomputing and e-Science which is part of the Consolider – Ingenio 2010 programme. Its main goal is to advance in the field of applied supercomputing through several areas of science. […]

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