Social Change by Design Database v2

We fundamentally don’t see other organizations that do this work as the competition. The competition is poverty, racism, and apathy. - George Ayw

medium.com

Electronic Plastic Visual Database

Jaro Gielens collection of 900+ electronic games that are searchable by color, brand and then some. Wowsers! / via Swiss-Miss

electronicplastic.com

Electronic plastic games

‘My 2020 in Data (So Far)’

Giorgia Lupi documents her life during the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown in a data visualization. Beautiful and sad. / via Kottke

pentagram.com

Instant Lettering Database

A trove / via MetaFilter

instantlettering.com

The Good, The Bad, and The Data Brokers

Chris Mears has an EXCELLENT high level overview of data brokers and links to opt-out of their data pools.

chrisjmears.com

Data USA

Lots and lots and lots and lots of data here. Well presented I might add.

datausa.io

Data Firm Says ‘Secret Sauce’ Aided Trump; Many Scoff – The New York Times

Alexander Nix, chief executive of Cambridge Analytica, at the Concordia Summit for public-private business partnerships in New York in September. The firm…

nytimes.com

TopoTopo™ – an infinitely customizable puzzle made from topography data

Map a place, get a 3D print (or file!) / via Coudal

topotopo.io

The Data That Turned the World Upside Down – Motherboard

An earlier version of this story appeared in Das Magazin in December. Advertisement On November 9 at around 8.30 AM., Michal Kosinski woke up in the Hotel…

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The Data That Turned the World Upside Down

Psychologist Michal Kosinski developed a method to analyze people in minute detail based on their Facebook activity. Did a similar tool help propel Donald Trump…

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The Age Of Data Democratization: How To Effectively Share Data Across Your Business – Forbes

Brent Dykes , Contributor I help business owners and marketers build their digital data skills. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. I’m an…

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Remove your personal info from data brokers

This is going to take a while... But it feels important to attempt. I would guess that someone that REALLY wanted to get your personal information still can...

computerworld.com

d3.js for data-driven documents

"D3.js is a small, free JavaScript library for manipulating documents based on data." brilliant work by Mike Bostock / via waxy

mbostock.github.com

ChronoSync data back-up

I really like this (Mac-only) program, and very much like that upgrades are FREE. (bonus: the new version refined all the application and desktop icons in a good way)

econtechnologies.com

5+ Neat Data Visualization Projects from 2008

I'm stripping out "best" and replacing it with "neat" because it feels more truthful that way (link via ux mag)

flowingdata.com

Emporis Buildings – building database

This site is awesome. Explore your city, buildings, history and developments (via Brodie)

emporis.com