Data Visualization

Making decisions based on evidence requires the appropriate display of that evidence. Good displays of data help to reveal knowledge relevant to understanding mechanism, process and dynamics, cause and effect. That is, displays of statistical data should directly serve the analytic task at hand.

— Edward Tufte, Visual and Statistical Thinking: Displays of Evidence for Making Decisions.


NHL Stanley Cup Champions

A data-driven history of (almost) two decades of hockey that shows the fundamental shifts in the game, the teams that have languished and the teams that have won it all in different eras.


A Data-Driven Baby Name Finder

Find new, popular, and trendy names from the Social Security Administration’s American baby name dataset.

Diploma Exam Marks vs. School Marks

Alberta Education recently announced that the diploma exam weight will shift from 50 per cent to 30 per cent of a student’s final mark. We look at the implications.

Comparing Alberta High Schools

Explore the relationship between school awarded marks and diploma exam marks of Alberta high schools. Find out which schools (and which departments within schools) inflate marks relative to diploma exams.

Alberta High School Rankings

A simple, by the book academic ranking of Alberta high schools based on their overall performance on diploma exams. No Fraser Institute hocus pocus.

Alberta High School Dashboard

A dashboard to help parents, students, and educators evaluate the academic performance of Alberta high schools and compare their school against the average Alberta high school.

Alberta Inpatient Care Costs

See how Alberta inpatient care costs were distributed over clinical groups and compare how costs have grown over the 2006/07 to 2009/10 fiscal years.

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