Posts Tagged ‘ collection ’

The Disappearing Planet: Comparing the Extinction Rates of Animals

September 18, 2014
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The Disappearing Planet: Comparing the Extinction Rates of Animals

The subtly designed A Disappearing Planet [propublica.org] by freelance data journalist Anna Flagg reveals the extinction rates of animals, caused by a variety of human-caused effects, including climate change, habitat destruction and species displace...

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GitHut: the Universe of Programming Languages across GitHub

September 12, 2014
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GitHut: the Universe of Programming Languages across GitHub

GitHut [githut.info], developed by Microsoft data visualization designer Carlo Zapponi, is an interactive small multiples visualization revealing the complexity of the wide range of programming languages used across the repositories hosted on GitHub. ...

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Visits: Mapping the Places you Have Visited

September 4, 2014
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Visits: Mapping the Places you Have Visited

Visits [v.isits.in] automatically visualizes personal location histories, trips and travels by aggregating geotagged one's Flickr collection with a Google Maps history. developed by Alice Thudt, Dominkus Baur and prof. Sheelagh Carpendale, the map run...

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Culturegraphy: the Cultural Influences and References between Movies

September 1, 2014
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Culturegraphy: the Cultural Influences and References between Movies

Culturegraphy [culturegraphy.com], developed by "Information Model Maker" Kim Albrecht reveals represent complex relationships of over 100 years of movie references. Movies are shown as unique nodes, while their influences are depicted as directed ...

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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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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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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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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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