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The Demographics of Late Night Talk Show Guests

Posted by on Oct 19, 2010 in Blog, Data Visualization | Comments Off on The Demographics of Late Night Talk Show Guests

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Who’s On TV? [edlundart.com] compares the demographics of late night show guests with the general population numbers in the US for a large collection of popular shows, including the Late Show (David Letterman), The Daily Show (Jon Stewart), The Tonight Show (Jay Leno) and more.

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NNDB Mapper: Tracking the Entire World

Posted by on Sep 20, 2010 in Blog, Data Visualization | Comments Off on NNDB Mapper: Tracking the Entire World

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NNDB Mapper [nndb.com] is an interactive visualization tool for exploring the connections between people in the Notable Names Database (NNDB), a huge data source containing the biographical details of over 34,000 persons for whom the public has demonstrated a permanent interest. The online application links all the people together through family relations, corporate boards, movies and TV, political alliances, or shadowy conspiracy groups, meanwhile also revealing their age, religion or organization. Individual maps can be saved and shared for others to explore.

The relationships between people and other entities are represented through a simple network view (e.g. Dick Cheney), while some subjects and themes also include a timeline view (e.g. physicists). Map views can be custom-made and stored for others to see (e.g. all the corporate and political connections throughout the Fox Family or the founding fathers).? Reblogged from:? information aesthetics.

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