— Forest and the Trees

Data Viz Talk Files

Here are the files from my BFPUG and Harvard Flash User Group talks. I can’t upload the applications I showed of Visual i|o work, but here’s everything else.

Presention File:

A lot of the middle slides I didn’t even show, but, used as notes while I was demoing the apps.

Download - 10MB rar file. Extracts to Open Office doc.

Here is a PowerPoint version compressed as a zip.

Sample Code:

AS2 Bar Chart – code set up for Eclipse using FDT – to run from Flash IDE – import Main.as and run Main.main(); It also uses SOS for tracing.

Flex Chart Bar Chart example (by Peter deHann) – a great example of how easy it is to chart in Flex. I was going to port the above AS2 example to AS3 – but I’m busy and Flex charting is excellent.

Links to sites I mentioned in the talk:


Lokesh Dhakar – Coffee Drinks

Edward Tufte

Khi Vinh – Think Like a Dog

Gapminder World Chart

Patraeus Charts – Iraq by the Numbers

Indo European Languages


MOMA Tall Buildings


National Geographic Ethanol Story

NY Times

Visual i|o data Viz Wak Throughs

Can’t post what I showed – but here are some examples of our work:

Bubble Chart

Baseball – Pull the Pitcher


Google News Map

Chart to Art:

Alex Dragulescu – Spam Architecture

Jev Bratt – DataBase Imagery

Jason Salavon

Martin Wattenberg – Shape of Song

Stamen – Digg Labs

Flickr Related Tag Browser


Flex Charting

Hans Rosling Ted Talk 2006


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  1. Forest and the Trees » DataViz Talk On-line says: December 26, 20078:21 am

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