Author Archives: Inés Medem



Beer family tree

The World of Beer infographic by popchartlab.  

From virtual water to smart consumption

Water is everything. Maybe the great mind of Thales, a greek philosopher, once referred to as “the father of science” wasn’t too far off when he stated “water constitutes the principle of things” This friday, 22nd of March, will be World Water day and what makes it more special, 2013 was declared in February by […]

13-hours of just words

Political theater is my favourite kind of theater, it’s an amusing metaphor of the sad state of politics today, never the least it still makes a good laugh. On March 7 republic senator Rand Paul carried out a 13-hour old-school, speak-until-you-can-speak-no-more Filibuster concerning the use of drones in american soil. Filibusting is a political tactic […]

false false false fire

Fire alarms…. I don´t know anyone who didn’t crinch when hearing its irritating bell over the past few weeks at university. They are loud, they force you to go out in the cold and then they make you wait for the 40 minutes! Penrym´s campus fire alarm when off 9 times in the past month […]

Highest rates of crime are in London

This month´s crime figures reveal that 7341 convictions happened in London, according to CPS (Crown prosecution service), making it the highest rates of crime in England and Wales The bubble chart below shows the national criminal causes by offence category in February 2012, to make it interactive and explore the data click on it. Theft […]

Illusions in Data Visualization | Blog

Illusions in Data Visualization by Drew Skau 2 days ago Filed Under: Design Data visualizations are effective ways for inputting information into a human’s brain, and as Visual Analytics Researcher at Tableau Software and advisor Robert Kosara says, visualizations are what makes our world real. But even when the people who created the visualization […]

Climate Funds Update

The latest information on climate funds


Features from the Middle East

ARCO Bloggers

Una experiencia editorial participativa online de Roberta Bosco y Stefano Caldana para ARCOmadrid 2013

Como las lentejas

Consejos e información sobre periodismo

Data Blogger

Compelling stories through data