Archive for March 2009

The Art of InfoVis Presentation …

I recently stumbled over the “Synoptic” project. It is a nice animated visualization of weather data – not particularly unique, but aesthetically well done. I don’t have to argue about the lack of any generality regarding data analysis tasks here … What caught my attention is the overall “staging” of the presentation. When you compare […]

Data for the “Car Trashing Bonus”

Here is the data for the so called “Umweltpr√§mie” 21995    9.2.2009 34210    10.2.2009 39856    11.2.2009 41619    12.2.2009 44161    13.2.2009 60730    16.2.2009 62806    17.2.2009 76926    18.2.2009 85304    19.2.2009 94691    20.2.2009 104840    23.2.2009 120016    25.2.2009 139964    27.2.2009 150722    2.3.2009 157696    3.3.2009 166238    4.3.2009 180492    5.3.2009 188421    6.3.2009 201469    9.3.2009 217693    10.3.2009 225870    11.3.2009 231533    12.3.2009 241280    13.3.2009 246853    16.3.2009 Using the trivial linear least square fit will now yield the 7th of May.  There is still no real hint to anything […]