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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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Browser Plugin Maps Your Browser History as a Favicon Tapestry

March 24, 2014
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Browser Plugin Maps Your Browser History as a Favicon Tapestry

Iconic History [shan-huang.com] by Carnegie Mellon University interaction design student Shan Huang is as simple as it is beautifully revealing. The Chrome browser plugin resulted as an accidental discovery while developing a quite sophisticated 3D ...

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LEGO Calendar: a Tangible Wall-Mounted Planner that Can be Digitized

March 19, 2014
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LEGO Calendar: a Tangible Wall-Mounted Planner that Can be Digitized

The LEGO Calendar [vitaminsdesign.com], developed by design and invention studio Vitamins, is a wall-mounted time planner that simply can be photographed to create an online, digital counterpart. The calendar is big, visible, tactile and flexible, as...

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HubCab: Mapping All Taxi Trips in New York during 2011

March 18, 2014
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HubCab: Mapping All Taxi Trips in New York during 2011

The densely populated yet beautiful HubCab [hubcab.org] by MIT Senseable Lab is an interactive map that captures the more than 170 million unique taxi trips that were made by around 13,500 taxi cabs within the City of New York in 2011. The map shows...

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CODE_n: Architectural-Scale Data Visualizations Shown at CeBit 2014

March 17, 2014
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CODE_n: Architectural-Scale Data Visualizations Shown at CeBit 2014

I guess that CODE_n [kramweisshaar.com], developed by design agency Kram/Weisshaar, is best appreciated when perceived in the flesh, that is at the Hannover Fairgrounds during CeBit 2014 in Hannover, Germany. CODE_n consists of more than 3.000 square...

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CODE_n: Architectural-Scale Data Visualizations Shown at CeBit 2014

March 17, 2014
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CODE_n: Architectural-Scale Data Visualizations Shown at CeBit 2014

I guess that CODE_n [kramweisshaar.com], developed by design agency Kram/Weisshaar, is best appreciated when perceived in the flesh, that is at the Hannover Fairgrounds during CeBit 2014 in Hannover, Germany. CODE_n consists of more than 3.000 square...

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HereHere: Mapping the Concerns of NY Citizens as an Iconographic Map

March 11, 2014
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HereHere: Mapping the Concerns of NY Citizens as an Iconographic Map

Here Here [herehere.co], developed by Future Social Experiences (FuSE) Labs at Microsoft Research, expresses neighborhood-specific public data by mapping it as text labels and cartoon-like iconography. The data is based on New York City's 311 non-e...

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Sorting: Understanding How Famous Sorting Algorithms Work

March 11, 2014
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Sorting: Understanding How Famous Sorting Algorithms Work

There are quite a few visualizations of sorting algorithms out there, such as at sorting-algorithms.com and sortvis.org. "Sorting" [sorting.at], developed by Nokia data visualization designer Carlo Zapponi, brings some innovation to this field by tack...

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Exploring Ball Locations and Player Behaviors in Basketball

March 5, 2014
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Exploring Ball Locations and Player Behaviors in Basketball

"Game on!" by Fathom Information Design is an exploratory visualization prototype that allows users to parse through a basketball game's data, to investigate the behaviors and patterns in terms of the statistics and locations of players. Based on a ...

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Google Maps Gallery Highlights Specialized Maps based on Public Data

March 3, 2014
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Google Maps Gallery Highlights Specialized Maps based on Public Data

Google recently launched a dedicated Maps Gallery [google.com] to showcase a collection of hand-picked maps from several preferred organizations, such as the National Geographic, the U.S. Geological Survey or the City of Edmonton. It is the goal that ...

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