Trends in Big Data, Hadoop, Business Intelligence, Analytics and Dashboards

How has the interest in Big Data, Hadoop, Business Intelligence, Analytics and Dashboards changed over the years? One easy way to gauge the interest is to measure how much news is generated for the related term and Google Trends allows you do that very easily. After plugging all of the above terms in Google trends … Read more

Visualization on How the undergraduate tuition has increased over the years

Average undergraduate tuition and fees and room and board rates Source: http://nces.ed.gov/ These figures are inflation adjusted and look how just the tuition fees have increased compared to the Dorm and Board rates Now comparing the rate increase for 2-year program So for the 2 year program, the board rates have remained at the same … Read more

USA War Casualties

iCasualties.org maintains documented list of all fatalities for Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Analysing the dataset for Afghanistan, we summarize the results by the year NOTE: This contains only Afghanistan metrics. We will later update the visuals to reflect Iraq war.   USA war fatalities by year We are approaching the levels of 2002 and hope … Read more

Bed bugs in Boston – Analysis of Boston 311 public dataset

Digging into the Boston public Dataset can reveal interesting and juicy facts. Even though there is nothing juicy about Bed bugs but the data about Boston open cases for Bed bugs is quite interesting and worth looking at. We uploaded the entire 50 mb data dump which is around 500K rows into the Data Visualizer … Read more