Real-time Wind, Weather & Climate on Animated Earth Projection

When I got this link in my daily feed from FlowingData this morning, I thought this would just be yet another nifty map graphic but it’s not. It’s a very sophisticated body of work – not only cool but “earth” is a very sophisticated projection of real-time weather and climate data projected over the entire planet.

Author, Cameron Beccario, describes his work as “a visualization of global weather conditions forecast by supercomputers updated every three hours.

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch’s BASIS Bio Stats

I thought I’d share this visual from the folks to produce the BASIS Band fitness tracker (recently acquired by Intel). I just ordered a BASIS Band for myself which is due to arrive from Amazon tomorrow. I just spun up a new page on my blog to showcase data visualizations and this will be the first entry…

They strapped a band on Kurt Busch, aka The Outlaw, and monitored vital biometric stats during “The Double”

Book Reviews – “Power Pivot Alchemy” & “Dashboarding and Reporting with Power Pivot and Excel”

     There are two relatively new books on the market from Holy Macro! Books.  The first thing that I’ll point…

Packt Publishing is Turning 10, Offering $10 Books

Packt has come a long way in just ten years as a leading technical publisher.  I’ve had the pleasure of…