Category: Analytics

Analytics

Interest levels for political issues mapped

To estimate public interest in the many political issues across the United States, Axios used Google Trends data to map issues by congressional district. Switch between the many topics, and…

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Election modeling explained

In election reporting, there’s a gap between real-time results and final results, so news orgs use statistical models to show where results appear to be headed. For The Washington Post,…

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Charting software that pre-dating Excel

RJ Andrews digs up the PC archives of charting software. Scrolling through the thread, you can see the roots of Excel in the software that pre-dates the 1987 Windows release,…

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✚ Visualization Tools and Learning Resources, May 2022 Roundup

Welcome to issue #190 of The Process, the newsletter for FlowingData members that looks closer at how the charts get made. I’m Nathan Yau, and every month I collect tools…

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On-premises data gateway May 2022 update is now available

On-premises data gateway May 2022 update is now available Source: PowerBI

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Unlocking new self-service BI scenarios with ExecuteQueries support in Power Automate

As part of our GA work for the ExecuteQueries REST API, we delivered a new Power Automate action to run queries against Power BI datasets. This action delivers a straightforward…

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Deaths by Firearm, Compared Against Injury-Related Deaths

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention track cause of death over time, under several classifications and groupings. Among 1- to 19-year-olds, regulations decreased motor vehicle deaths, but deaths by…

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Power BI Report Server May 2022 Feature Summary

We’re excited to bring you a new version of Power BI Report Server this Spring! With the May 2022 update, we have a variety of new enhancements, including Dynamic format…

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U.S. still the outlier for gun homicide rate

This chart from The New York Times, based on estimates from Our World In Data and World Bank, shows GDP per capita against gun homicide rates. The United States stands…

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Children exposed to school shootings

The Washington Post maintains a database of school shootings (which is sad in itself that such a thing has to exist) to keep record of tragedy that the U.S. government…