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!
Much of the discussion on finite global resources has focused on the depletion of non-renewable resources, such as petroleum. It is increasingly evident that renewable resources, and the ecosystem services they provide, are also at great or even greater risk. … 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