Data

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Open Refine

A tool to clean up your messy or disorganised data files.


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DataIllustrator

Create visualisations without coding

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Infogram

Quickly adapt infograph templates to fit your data

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Textable

Textable is an Add-on to a really interesting visual tool call Orange3. With them together you can do textual or data analysis and shaping, and filtering, WITHOUT coding. 


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Little Sis

Brilliant site that is a mixture of a database of people and corporations and governments etc. and tools to "connect the dots" between them.

For example, take a look at <a href="https://littlesis.org/oligrapher/1916-how-fracking-special-interests-infiltrate-the-uk-parliament"> How Fracking Special Interests Infiltrate the UK Parliament</a>

See also: My Little Crony


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Taguette

If you need to tag, or codify some text, looking for themes in transcripts, this free web-based tool is great.


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Tiki-Toki

Create timelines

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Voyant Tools

Voyant is a great tool that takes text and generates word frequencies and tag clouds.


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Lynks

Network graph visualisation tool

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The Vistorian

Incredible "end-user" tool for visualistion network graphs.

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Charticulator

Fantastic data-driven drawing and visualisation tool. For when you want to extract data from unstructured text.

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Flourish

An incredible number of visualisation of data types. 


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Palladio

Node network diagram builder.


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Graph Commons

Easy to use network graph visualisation tool

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Rawgraphs

Copy .csv data and play with visualisation possibilities.


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Google Data Studio

Connect to your data source and create an interactive dashboard visualiation


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On Timeslines

How many ways are there to draw time? Think about what time aspects your data has, and go and see if you could could be displaying it better.


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Sound of AURORA BOREALIS 2 | SOUND OF SPACE

Auroral radio emissions are associated with the Northern Lights or Aurora. The most intense of these emissions is a phenomenon called Auroral Kilometric Radiation (AKR). It is produced in the auroral zones at an altitude between 3000 and 20 000 kilometres.


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Next Strain

Wonderful visualisation of COVID worth exploring.


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Making numbers louder

Excellent article that links to a number of projects working in the area of sonification, turning data into sounds.


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Information Is Beatiful

A totally fantastic collection of visualisations and infographics to explore and imagine making yourself.


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FRICKbits app

This iOS app takes your location data and turns it into an interesting visualisation.


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Laurie Frick's Quantified Art

Laurie uses data about herself to create fantastic artworks, or visualisations, or sculptures. Amazing.


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A Year In Lyrics

An interesting quantified self project in which Eric visualise the lyrics of all the songs he's listened to in numerous interesting ways


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Dear Data

...whose creative practice ranges from book design, information design, data visualisation, and commissioned artworks using data.

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Data Sonification Archive

This curated collection is part of a broader research endeavour in which data, sonification and design converge to explore the potential of sound in complementing other modes of representation and broadening the publics of data. 


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My Little Crony

Wonderful visualisation of connections, companies and corruption with UK politcians.


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Georgia Lupi

What an inspirational visualisation designer. Go find out more about here work.

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Better World Flux

Explore health data with compelling interactive visualisations

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Data.gov.uk

Find data published by central government, local authorities and public bodies to help you build products and services

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York Council Open Data

The City of York Council provides lots of data about all sorts of things in your area, such as spending or footfall numbers in the town in .csv format. 

There are even .kml files of listed trees, or where litter bins are, that can be imported into Google My Maps or Google Earth.


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DBPedia

Structured data from the web

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Kaggle

Data to download