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Generalitat de Catalunya is one key actor in the spanish open data scene. They started to open their data a couple of years ago, and they are doing a great job by offering a high amount of datasets in different open data standard files. You can use the service Gencat Dades Obertes  to download and play with data of Catalunya.

These are some iterations that I did for a little experiment regarding childrens names born in Catalunya from 1997 to 2010.

And the process that I followed

My roommate @Guiller is developing an experiment that attempts to measure the amount of black in the best selling fonts provided by a popular web. He asked me to help a bit by providing data analysis and visualization.
@Guiller developed some scripts in Java to scrap the information.
Basic data as follows:
> 192 fonts
> 25k pixels by font (average)
> 1 value of black by pixel
> black value normalized to interval 0-100%
Below some results of testing 4 fonts with Excel and R: