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Yesterday, we reported on how bad the wildfire situation in California has become. But even when they’re not fighting fires, California is battling with a truly profound water shortage. Reservoirs are dramatically depleted, and rainfall is few and far between. According the the US Drought Monitor, more than 80% of

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If you ever need a quick statistic on how rapidly data grows, I refer you to this real-time visualisation. It offers a panoramic view of Google in real time. As well as obvious stats like the amount of searches committed and the amount of data received, it also had stats

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Living in an increasingly globalised world, imports and exports play have a huge stake in a country’s prosperity. The Observatory of Economic Complexity shows us just how significant these trade is, showing the staggering amounts of goods which pass from country-to-country each year, as well as exactly which commodities form

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If you’re not sick of World Cup fever just yet, we have a few World Cup visualisations to brighten up your weekend. The first is a visualisation showing how World Cup teams are drawn from league players around the world. Although you have to be a national citizen to play

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BI & AnalyticsConversations

We met up with Miguel Arias, COO of Vizzuality at the Code_N contest in CeBIT, Hannover. Vizzuality, as the name might suggest, deal in visualisations, and using data to tell stories, gain insights and fuel decisions. We talked to Miguel about making data visualisation accessible for all, working with Twitter

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Data Science

Whether you like it or not, the gender gap is still a pressing social issue. We live in an age moving towards gender equality, but where it is still not realised. Many say that need that the need for feminism has passed, and that gender equality is a reality in

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‘Did you know data has become a 21st century design material?’ This is the question posed by the exhibition, Chicago: City of Big Data. Most people are by now familiar with this overused term, but few are considering the way architects, planners and engineers are using Big Data to remould

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