At the end of each month I pull together a collection of links to some of the most relevant, interesting or thought-provoking web content I’ve come across during the previous month. If you follow me on Twitter you will see many of these items shared as soon as I find them.

Here’s part one of the latest collection from March 2012 (see part two):

O'Reilly Radar | Profile of the Data Journalist: The Long Form Developer, interview with ProPublica developer Dan Nguyen | Interview

Core77 | Imagining a TEDTalk from the year 2023 | Video/Article

Flowing Data | Profiling the 'Spotlight on movie profitability' visualisation submission to the Information is Beautiful Awards | Visualisation

O'Reilly Radar | Profile of the Data Journalist: The Visualizer, interview with Michelle Minkoff of the Associated Press | Interview

Neoformxi | Mapping the data visualisation field on Twitter - 'Datavis Blue-Red Connections' | Visualisation

Spatial Analysis | Fast thinking and slow thinking visualisation | Article

Eager Eyes | Considering the 'Three Types of Chart Junk' | Article

Drawar | Great video titled 'A line. A dot. A story.' | Video

Jer Thorp | Jer's TEDxVancouver talk on thinking about data in a human context | Video

O'Reilly Radar | Profile of the Data Journalist: The Daily Visualizer, interview with Matt Stiles who oversees data journalism on NPR's State Impact project | Interview

Stephen Wolfram Blog | The Personal Analytics of My Life, by Stephen Wolfram | Article/Visualisations

Vis4.net | Why We Need Another Mapping Framework | Mapping

FastCo Design | A Case Study In How Infographics Can Bend The Truth | Article

James Anderson | James Anderson's (England Cricketer) personal website based on an interactive infographic of his career | Interactive Visualisation

New York Times | Analysing who voted for Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney | Visualisation

Guardian Data Blog | Radio interview: Hans Rosling, Martin Rosenbaum and Simon Rogers on open data | Interview/Audio

Guardian Data Blog | How the world of 1950 looked in 1925: infographic | Infographic

Strata Conference | The speaker slides and videos from Strata Conference, Feb-Mar 2012 | Slides/Videos

Visual.ly | Poor Visualization Can Do More Harm Than Good | Article

Guardian Data Blog | 'Infographics old and new: top data visualisations, in pictures' profile of new book by Taschen, 'Information Graphics' | Book

Telling Information | Critique of tower graphics | Article

Flowing Data | Visualizing the History of Everything | Timeline Visualisation

Target Process | Patterns for Information Visualization | Article

Swiss-Infographics | "The SwissInfographics platform is dedicated to exploring new visual representations of information and to promoting in the field of infographics the principles that have made the Swiss graphic design style so well-respected around the world" | Site

Stamen | Stamen introduce their new range of Toner, Terrain and Watercolor mapping tile styles | Mapping

Data Driven Journalism | The School of Data Journalism is coming soon! | Article


Presenting the top five most popular posts on Visualising Data during March:

Personal reflections on Malofiej 20 - March 25th, 2012

‘Visual.ly Create’ – Infographic design automation tool - March 12th, 2012

Slides from my Malofiej talk - March 26th, 2012

Visualizing.org Sprint: An experiment in collaborative visualisation - March 1st, 2012

Malofiej, Big Data Con and other site news - March 15th, 2012

Best of the visualisation web... March 2012 (part 2)
Visualising intensity of mobile phone activity in Spain during Euro 2008