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A World of Terror: the Impact of Terror in the World

August 28, 2014
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A World of Terror: the Impact of Terror in the World

A World of Terror [periscopic.com] by Periscopic shows the reach, frequency and impact of about 25 terrorism groups around the world. The visualization exists of 25 smartly organized pixel plots that are displayed as ordered small multiples. Ranging ...

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Metrico: a Puzzle Action Game based on Infographics

August 27, 2014
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Metrico: a Puzzle Action Game based on Infographics

Metrico [metrico-game.com], designed by Dutch game design studio Digital Dreams, is a recently released video game for the Playstation Vita. Described as an "atmospheric puzzle action game with a mindset of its own", it's visual style has been com...

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The Many Factors Influencing Breast Cancer Incidence

August 25, 2014
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The Many Factors Influencing Breast Cancer Incidence

A Model of Breast Cancer Causation [cabreastcancer.org], designed by 'do good with data' visualization studio Periscopic illustrates many of the factors that can lead to breast cancer and how they may interact with others. The interactive circos gra...

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How we Sleep (and How we Awake after an Earthquake)

August 25, 2014
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How we Sleep (and How we Awake after an Earthquake)

Since we already know in what angle people put their face when taking a selfie in different cities, we now also know how they sleep differently: Which Cities Get the Most Sleep? [wsj.com] by interactive graphics editor Stuart A. Thompson of the Wall S...

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The Feltron Annual Report of 2013 on Communication

August 21, 2014
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The Feltron Annual Report of 2013 on Communication

Each year, Nicholas Felton releases an personal year report, and the one of 2013 [feltron.com] was just released. These reports always stand out because of the immense sense of data-centric detail, and an always original infographic style. This year...

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US Domestic Migration Charted as Ordered Stacked Area Graphs

August 18, 2014
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US Domestic Migration Charted as Ordered Stacked Area Graphs

The interactive infographic Where We Came From, State by State [nytimes.com] by Gregor Aisch, Robert Gebeloff and Kevin Quely reveals how US citizens have moved between different US states since the year 1900. The migration data is based on Census d...

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oneSecond: Printing Every Tweet Created During a Single Second

August 13, 2014
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oneSecond: Printing Every Tweet Created During a Single Second

#oneSecond [philippadrian.com] by graphic design student Philipp Adrian aggregates all the tweets sent at exactly 14:47:36 GMT of 9 November 2012. The 5522 Twitter messages are categorized and ordered in 4 different books. Every user is part of each...

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Charting Culture: 2000 Years of Cultural History in 5 Minutes

August 12, 2014
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Charting Culture: 2000 Years of Cultural History in 5 Minutes

Charting Culture [nature.com] shows the geographical movements of over 120,000 individuals who were notable enough in their life-times that the dates and locations of their births and deaths were recorded. The animation commences around 600 bc and e...

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Amsterdam City Dashboard: a City as Urban Statistics

August 11, 2014
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Amsterdam City Dashboard: a City as Urban Statistics

Amsterdam City Dashboard [waag.org] presents the city of Amsterdam through the lens of data, including demographic statistics, traffic reports, noise readings or political messages. The small collection of information graphics are divided in distinc...

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Bouncing Graphic Replays Human Heartbeat Dynamics of Yesterday

March 27, 2014
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Bouncing Graphic Replays Human Heartbeat Dynamics of Yesterday

One Human Heartbeat [onehumanheartbeat.com] by data scientist and communicator Jen Lowe displays the dynamics of Jen's heartbeat from about one day ago. The data is captured by a Basis B1 band, which is able to detect one's heart rate by measuring t...

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