Building a better meningitis map

You've all heard about the recent meningitis outbreak, right? Being  a data-guy and a map-guy, I went looking for maps related to the outbreak.  I found the following map on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website.  It shows the states that received the recalled drug used in epidurals (for back […]

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It be "International Talk Like a Pirate" day - Arrr!!!

Avast Mateys!  Did you know that International Talk Like a Pirate Day is coming up?!? (September 19) Here's the official website, if you'd like more info. And what better way to get into the spirit of things than to use SAS/GRAPH to plot some real pirate data - Arrrr!!! Here's […]

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What cities have the worst (and best) commute to work?

A while back, I had seen the following map on the CEOs for Cities website.  It seemed like an interesting topic and an interesting map, but I just couldn't grok what their map was saying ... So I decided to download the data and create my own map with SAS.  I […]

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Graphs of Olympic proportions!

Everyone in the world has their attention turned towards the Olympics this week, so what better topic to tie in to a SAS/GRAPH blog than that?!?! I had seen a graph on the guardian website that I thought was interesting, so I decided to try to create my own (slightly different) […]

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