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Seattle Weather 0

Seattle Weather Data 1998-2009

Does it really rain all the time? Winter must be very cold? What’s the Pineapple Express? These are all questions that are related to the weather in Seattle. Let’s look at that data in more detail. Data Source:Daily Weather Data from 1998-2009. Learn About Tableau

Jawbone UP24 Fitness Band 0

Jawbone UP24 1,000,000 Step Challenge

Fitness bands are hot right now! I decided I would see what all the hubbub was about and did a little research. I wanted something without a readout. I also wanted something that synched automatically via Bluetooth to my phone, and I also wanted something that would hold a charge for...

World Languages by Country Where Spoken 0

World Languages

There are over 7,000 languages in the world that are being actively spoken! That being said, the top 83 most spoken languages account for about 85% of the world’s population. Let’s have a look at those 83 languages. Data Source:Wikipedia. Now these numbers are approximations, and referring to Native Speakers....

MLB Batting Title Winners 0

MLB Batting Title Winners Over Time

Every year, Major League Baseball crowns a batting champion in both the American and National Leagues. The batting champ’s average varies greatly from year to year. Some players have won multiple time, and many teams have had multiple winners throughout the years. Data Source:Baseball Almanac In both leagues, there was...

Car Production 1950-2013 1

Car Production By Country 1950-2013

Visualizations are particularly interesting when they can display changing data over time. In this ‘viz’, we can click through the years and see how car production by country has varied since 1950. Data Source:Wikipedia. I particularly like using the tree map visualization type for showing this data. The size of...

Health Index vs Very Religious 0

U.S. Health vs Population Identifying as ‘Very Religious’ – By State

There are many different ways to view demographics for countries and states. One comparison is to view data reflecting the Health Index versus the Population Identifying as Very Religious. Interesting patterns emerge. Data Source:Statemaster This type of scatter plot is one of my favorites. It allows you to show variables...

Life Expectancy vs GDP Per Capita 0

Life Expectancy and GDP Per Capita by Country

Using Tableau Software, it is fascinating to analyze data and see patterns emerge. In this visualization, we compare life expectancy and GDP per capita in all countries of the world, with countries differentiated by continent as well. Learn About Tableau

Suicide & Alcohol Consumption 0

Suicide and Alcohol Consumption – by Country

There are many factors that are correlated to suicide, and a leading one is alcohol consumption. However, a study of these related indices is frought with issues in the data. Data & Wikipedia. I have included four views of the data in this post. As always, the raw data...