Posted by: loiscole22 | February 23, 2010

Data Visualization and Baby Name Wizards

It’s actually hard for me to articulate how happy this thing makes me.

11 Ways to visualize change over time

Line graphs are sooo last decade.  If you really want to waste thirty minutes of your life check out the Baby Name Wizard.  It creates a rad stacked graph showing the relative popularity of first names over time.  If you type in a specific name it will show you the popularity of that name through the last 100 years.  I peaked at 1930.  Shocking.

Stacked graphs and Bubble Graphs make me happy.  If there was a way to incorporate both I would be exceptionally happy.

Serious things require Venn Diagrams

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