Archive for month: May, 2011

Exaspérés par les radars

30 May, 2011 (22:10) | français | By: jerome

Cette semaine le gouvernement a annoncé que le projet de retirer les panneaux annonçant les radars était gelé. Seuls 13 panneaux ont été retirés sur environ 1000. Cette décision fait suite à un appel de députés à qui leurs électeurs ont fait savoir leur “profonde exaspération” suite à ce fameux retrait de panneaux et plus […]

Better life index – a post mortem

25 May, 2011 (01:48) | data visualization, web sites | By: jerome

Today, OECD launched the Your better Life Index, a project on which I had been involved for months. The short I’m happy with the launch, the traffic has been really good, and there was some great coverage. The three main lessons are: Just because data is presented in an interactive way doesn’t make it interesting. […]

An analysis of two New York Times interactive visualization

11 May, 2011 (21:07) | Uncategorized | By: jerome

In the field of information visualization, professing one’s admiration for the work of the New York Times is not a very bold statement. However, my point is that they are admired mostly for the wrong reason (excellence in visual design and aesthetics). And by that, I don’t mean that it is not important to produce […]