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Playing with a sequence of 8,000 digits of pi

on Sun, 03/15/2015 - 08:27

Celebrating the Pi Day playing, having fun and visualizing a sequence of 8,000 digits of Pi.

Visualizing Infant Mortality Rate in Cuba

on Mon, 01/05/2015 - 19:16

This blog post visualizes the trends of Infant Mortality in Cuba from 1970 to 2014 and its situation at first administrative level in 2014. Data is reported by National Health Authorities from the Ministry of Public Health of Cuba.

Tracking the Ebola virus disease outbreak,West Africa 2014

on Tue, 08/05/2014 - 05:57

An exploratory dashboard for tracking the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa 2014 is introduced in this post

Chronology of Ebola Virus Disease outbreaks, 1976-2014

on Tue, 06/10/2014 - 04:01

The chronology of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreaks documented in history is introduced and visualized in this blog post.

Ebola virus disease outbreak, West Africa, 2014

on Sat, 06/07/2014 - 18:19

This article is about the outbreak of Ebola virus disease that is taking place in West Africa, including Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. Data from this outbreak from March to June 2014 is presented with the support of a data visualization.

Volcanoes of the World

on Sun, 04/13/2014 - 17:32

This article and data visualization explores a total of 1,550 volcanoes registered by The Smithsonian Institution's Global Volcanism Program. It allows you to know where every volcano is located including latitude-longitude, region and country, and some of their characteristics, such as primary volcano type, dominat rock type, tectonic setting and elevation.

Earthquake hits off the coast of northern Chile

on Sat, 04/05/2014 - 17:33

This post provides information about the earthquake and aftershocks with magnitude higher than 2.5 on Richter scale that are hitting off the coast of Iquique, Chile since April 1st, 2014. It includes a visualization showing the geographic location and timeline of the earthquake and aftershocks, which serves to provide comprehensive and reliable information about this natural event to the general public.

Tapestry 2014 and some Twitter stats using #tapestryconf

on Sat, 03/01/2014 - 08:28

This is a brief post about Tapestry Data Storytelling Conference and a visualization of the statistics from the Twitter activity during the sessions using the hashtag #tapestryconf

Health Expenditure on Diabetes, 2013

on Wed, 11/27/2013 - 06:46

Diabetes, as a chronic disease, imposes a large economic burden on individuals, families, national health systems and national economies.This article focus on the economic burden of diabetes presenting the health expenditure on diabetes in countries of the world, based on data from the IDF Sixth Edition of Diabetes Atlas, 2013.

Highest Prevalence of Hypertension Located to Southeastern of United States, 2001-2009

on Thu, 09/05/2013 - 02:43

This article describes the level, distribution and trends of the prevalence of hypertension in United States of America at states and county levels, by gender and race in 2001 and 2009. An exploratory data visualization is proposed as a tool for assessing hypertension, monitoring progress of reducing the burden of high blood pressure at national, state and local levels and providing useful information to public health decision-maker, policy makers and the general public.