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The changing face of data visualisation - given that our modern chart forms – the pie, line, and bar chart, for example – were originally invented to show just dozens of data points, are they still legible when showing 100,000? Or three trillion?

The changing face of data visualisation - given that our modern chart forms – the pie, line, and bar chart, for example – were originally invented to show just dozens of data points, are they still legible when showing 100,000? Or three trillion?

With $23M From Accel And Salesforce, CartoDB Will Bring Mapping To The Masses | TechCrunch

With $23M From Accel And Salesforce, CartoDB

With $23M From Accel And Salesforce, CartoDB Will Bring Mapping To The Masses | TechCrunch

Big business, big fun, big data. What can we learn from the exploits of others? We take a look at Google's Earth Day data drive, metadating and the stitching-up of the IoT.

Big business, big fun, big data. What can we learn from the exploits of others? We take a look at Google's Earth Day data drive, metadating and the stitching-up of the IoT.

The IoT will fundamentally change to how humans interact with the physical world, and will ultimately register as more significant than the Internet itself.

The IoT will fundamentally change to how humans interact with the physical world, and will ultimately register as more significant than the Internet itself.

Data journalism: 'Spies in the Skies' by Peter Aldous & Charles Seife for Buzzfeed. See more at https://www.buzzfeed.com/peteraldhous/spies-in-the-skies?utm_term=.qem9QApLE#.or7PJdek1

Data journalism: 'Spies in the Skies' by Peter Aldous & Charles Seife for Buzzfeed. See more at https://www.buzzfeed.com/peteraldhous/spies-in-the-skies?utm_term=.qem9QApLE#.or7PJdek1

Today's roundup shares some pretty epic data 'stories'; a drive to adopt data-led technology; and sorts the reality from the hype that surrounds it all.

Today's roundup shares some pretty epic data 'stories'; a drive to adopt data-led technology; and sorts the reality from the hype that surrounds it all.

Freeing data from the federal reserves and finding the perfect lampshade for your kitchen, we've packaged up the data & analytics news that caught our eye.

Freeing data from the federal reserves and finding the perfect lampshade for your kitchen, we've packaged up the data & analytics news that caught our eye.

Could data make Christmas better? Can we visualise the history of the universe? What other data fuelled discoveries can we unearth in our data roundup?

Could data make Christmas better? Can we visualise the history of the universe? What other data fuelled discoveries can we unearth in our data roundup?

Uusing software to analyze trade data, such as volumes of export cargo shipments and voolumes and import cargo shipments to and from various markets can be surprisingly helpful in answering logistics and supply-chain questions.

Uusing software to analyze trade data, such as volumes of export cargo shipments and voolumes and import cargo shipments to and from various markets can be surprisingly helpful in answering logistics and supply-chain questions.