This morning I discovered an interesting data set
Historical Data About Every Reported United States Drone Strike
THIS DATA WAS ACCESSED 8/31/2013
So I decided to make some quick visualizations using Google api.
The Data can be downloaded in JSON format and looks like this:
Parse out the coordinates of each strike using ruby:
Accumulate strike totals by country:
Code to display the date of a strike, and its attributes; deaths, civilians, injuries, and children.
Reported US Drone Strikes 2012 – 2013 stacked chart
Entire Time Range of drone.am dataset accessed 8/31/2013
I’m doing a project on Islamic radicalization that will be applied to drone strike statistics. Is there any chance of getting an updated regional heat map?
all the best,