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Wednesday, December 02, 2015

A Visual History of the Nobel Prize

Nicely done example of what I would call artistic visualization.  Not necessarily useful for interacting with the data.  But does provide some narrative about the data that is surprising.

 " ... Visualized for each laureate are prize category, year the prize was awarded, and age of the recipient at the time, as well as principal academic affiliations and hometown. Each dot represents a Nobel laureate, and each recipient is positioned according to the year the prize was awarded (x axis) and his or her age at the time of the award (y axis). ... " 

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