Learning Dollars have put together a great list of 15 source code tools that can be used to help developers make sense of professional code bases, ranging from Chrome Developer Tools up to research projects to illustrate runtime events based on questions asked by the user.
The Information Is Beautiful Awards have released thie year's shortlists in categories such as Humanitarian, Breaking News, Leisure, Games & Sport and Visualization & Information Design, among others. Go inhale the data visualisation goodness on their site.
Australian software engineer Sarah Spencer hacked a 1980's knitting machine to create a massive equatorial star map, with the plan to exhibit it at the Electromagnetic Field Camp festival on Aug 31st, 2018. As a result, the star map is aligned with the night sky on the date of the festival!
I recently re-discovered The Pudding, a fantastic datavis site that uses visual essays to explain cultural ideas, such as the proliferations of repetitive pop lyrics and hip-hop vocabulary, a visual history of every Air Jordan and gender parity in the U.S. and U.K. governments.
Google have launched a search engine for data sets similar to Google Scholar, allowing data scientists, researchers and others. The search engine presents summaries of each dataset along with links to the source location of the dataset.
Cartography Playground is a great interactive site that demonstrates various algorithms and techniques used in modern cartography such as clustering and generalisation. Tools on the site allow the user to interact with the various models and options.