Archive for month: July, 2009

Misleading with road statistics

3 July, 2009 (16:51) | charts | By: jerome

Changing driving behaviors with campaigning alone is a tall order, but is literally a life-or-death matter. Road fatalities¬†range from about 40/million ¬†in Japan, to about 6 times as much in Russia. Fortunately, the numbers tend to decrease in most places, due to better equipment, better roads, harsher punishment and safer behaviors. Of all of these […]

Using data visualization to disinform

2 July, 2009 (12:10) | Uncategorized | By: jerome

Two weeks ago I have been at DD4D conference, conveniently located at my workplace. I will write some more on DD4D, meanwhile you can see this post on infosthetics by Petra and Marian. One of the things that struck me at DD4D was that several talks were about either data visualization for advocacy, or for […]