About Data Alchemist
This is Jacob Houtman's site to stimulate the use of open data to create and share insights. Here I blog about appealing examples I discover, the results of my own projects and information on how to become a data alchemist yourself. Enjoy!
Tag Archives: Animation
The world is in need of water: nature, human, animals… we all need water to survive. For World Water day, March 22 2011, I created this interactive visualization and infotainment game. The interactive map and scatterplot enable you to explore … Continue reading
Watch how this animation chart shows how the corporate publicity of Google and Facebook do change over time. In 2008 Google celebrates it’s 10th anniversary and is the big winner. A year later the spectacular user growth of Facebook boosts corporate publicity. Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Last night I was watching Zembla, a documentary program on Dutch national television. The documentary “Balkenende norm top 2000” did show a nice example of insight by data: higher top salary has negative impact on the performance of an organization! … Continue reading