Inspiration and resources

Florence Nightingale

We will share some inspiration for topics and visualisations regularly on the CCDL website. In this post I would like to point out to Nightingale, a journal on platform Medium, founded by the Data Visualization Society

Have a look at these excellent articles / data visualizations, posted on Nightingale, concerning health-related topics:

The name Nightingale refers to Florence Nightingale, the English social reformer, statistician and the founder of modern nursing. Nightingale came to prominence while serving as a manager and trainer of nurses during the Crimean War in Constantinopel (modern-day Istanbul), around 1850. She was also a pioneer in data visualisation. Watch this video about her work as an information designer:

The video is an excerpt from the fantastic documentary The Joy of Stats, presented by Hans Rosling: