Heatmap Visualization of Home Insurance Rates of Northeast US Using Google Fusion Tables

Google Fusion Tables is an excellent data visualization tool to gather, visualize, and share data tables. With Fusion tables one can create charts, maps, network graphs or any other custom layouts. Here is a small writeup about how we did a Heatmap Visualization of Home Insurance Rates of North East United States Using Google Fusion Tables.

We started by creating google fusion table here. We can create a fusion table by selecting the data source like csv, txt, tsv files or google spreadsheets. If your data source is a google spreadsheet you will be asked to select the sheet.

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Using Matplotlib Basemap to Visualize Home Insurance by County

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Data Vs Anecdotes - New York Times & Amazon Employee Satisfaction Story

Over the weekend (August 15th 2015), the New York Times published a scathing account of Amazon’s culture & employee dissatisfaction. The Times claimed that the account was based on over 100 interviews over a 6 month period with current & former employees and stood the by the story. Not surprisingly, Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, disagreed and said “The article doesn’t describe the Amazon I know. It claims that our intentional approach is to create a soulless, dystopian workplace where no fun is had and no laughter heard. Again, I don’t recognize this Amazon and I very much ...

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