David McCandless on stage at TED talk on data visualization
Watch this TED talk on the beauty of data visualization by David McCandless. The talk was given in July 2010 at TED Global Oxford. You can find and watch more of David’s work on his site.
David, thanks for to great work and keep on sharing it.
Example of pdf document which contains a table.
The web offers many interesting documents in Adobe pdf format. Quite often the documents do contain nice tables of data. To visualize this data the way I like to, I first need to extract the data from the pdf document and store it in a processable format. For example Excel or comma separated values (csv). Here is an example of how I did this. Continue reading