BoxOfficeQuant — Statistics and Film

BoxOfficeQuant — Statistics and Film

As a fan of film as well as data, I saw that there was a wealth of quantitative information about the movie world, and far too few outlets that examined them – so I founded BoxOfficeQuant.com.

Through this site, I hope to report on the financial state of the industry and attempt to predict its future; but I’d also like to dive deeper into the creative aspects. I’d like show that statistics can be beautiful themselves, as well as a route to appreciate the art of film.

Arms Trade

Arms Trade

The mapping arms data (MAD) visualization of small arms, light weapons and ammunition transfers was produced by Google as part of the Google Ideas INFO (Illicit Networks, Forces in Opposition) Summit with support from the Igarape Institute and data provided by the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) small arms database. The PRIO database contains more than 1 mllion records of exports and imports of small arms, light weapons and ammunition across 250 states and territories between 1992 and 2010.

SharePoint Branding & Design: SharePoint 2010 Branding Support File Statistics

SharePoint Branding & Design: SharePoint 2010 Branding Support File Statistics

Have you ever wondered what are the major font types, sizes, colors, and images for SharePoint 2010? This post will cover some of the major statistics that are related to SharePoint Branding.

Offene Daten Berlin

Offene Daten Berlin

Im Berliner Datenportal stellt das Land Berlin Datensätze der öffentlichen Verwaltung zur Verfügung. So soll Verwaltungsmitarbeitern, Bürgern, Unternehmen und Wissenschaftlern die Möglichkeit gegeben werden, über einen zentralen Einstiegspunkt auf Daten und Informationen der Berliner Verwaltung zuzugreifen und diese weiterzuverwenden, so dass durch neue Ideen sowie Kombination und Analyse neue Erkenntnisse aus den vorhandenen Daten gewonnen werden können.

Google Public Data Explorer

Google Public Data Explorer

The Google Public Data Explorer makes large datasets easy to explore, visualize and communicate. As the charts and maps animate over time, the changes in the world become easier to understand. You don’t have to be a data expert to navigate between different views, make your own comparisons, and share your findings.