Archive for tag: public data

New data services 1: Google’s public data

5 June, 2009 (15:31) | data publishing, data visualization, web sites | By: jerome

Google’s public data has been launched somewhat unexpectedly at the end of April 2009. The principle is as follows. When someone enters a search query that could be interpreted as a time series, Google displays a line graph of this time series before other results. Click on it, and you can do some more things […]

Google public data, Wolfram Alpha and data.gov

25 May, 2009 (18:18) | data publishing | By: jerome

This last two weeks, three high-profile data-related services have been released: google’s public data, Wolfram|Alpha and data.gov. In the next couple of posts I’m going to review all three. But before I’d like to go back to 2007, when Swivel.com and Many-eyes.com were released. Those 2 services allow users to publish their own data visualizations, […]