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Dozens of Great Interactive Data Visualizations from Nesta

This article was posted on the website Nesta. Nesta is an innovation charity with a mission to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life 

As more public datasets are opened up, finding effective ways to communicate the messages within them becomes increasingly important. There is no shortage of data available to us, but it can be difficult to extract meaning from it in its raw state. That’s where data visualisation comes in. Effective data vis can simultaneously communicate the micro and the macro, presenting a story to the viewer through the use of size, shape and colour.

They have produced a number of data visualisations on topics ranging from the creative economy to the fight against antimicrobial resistance. You can browse them all below in the full article

  • A Top 30 Skills Chart
  • Where do the creatives cluster?
  • The Unseen Network
  • The fight against antimicrobial resistance across Europe 
  • Full STEAM Ahead
  • Meet Space: social media data and the future of events 
  • Measuring the BBC's support for on-screen talent
  • Recessions and Recoveries
  • The Twitter network for UK MPs
  • Who hires the creatives?
  • Interactive data visualisations of the UK’s creative economy 
  • Launching the European Digital City Index
  • Local open data ecosystems - a prototype map

For more articles about data visualization, click here

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