Posts Tagged ‘ collection ’

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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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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Mapping All Intercity Bus Routes in the U.S.

February 25, 2014
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Mapping All Intercity Bus Routes in the U.S.

AIBRA, short for American Intercity Bus Riders Association, has recently released a detailed map [kfhgroup.com] containing all the intercity bus lines currently in operation within the U.S. Not surprisingly, the resulting transportation grid correlate...

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Selfie City: a Visualization-Centric Analysis of Online Self-Portraits

February 19, 2014
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Selfie City: a Visualization-Centric Analysis of Online Self-Portraits

Selfie City [selfiecity.net], developed by Lev Manovich, Moritz Stefaner, Mehrdad Yazdani, Dominikus Baur and Alise Tifentale, investigates the socio-popular phenomenon of self-portraits (or selfies) by using a mix of theoretic, artistic and quantitat...

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How we Spend: Presenting Economic Statistics as a Narrative Infographic

February 13, 2014
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How we Spend: Presenting Economic Statistics as a Narrative Infographic

How We Spend [bloomberg.com] by Matthew C. Klein of Bloomberg Visual Data is narrative and visually engaging "interactive infographic" of nevertheless dry and boring data. The full-window infographic consists of a collection of interactive line graph...

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Immersion Reveals How People are Connected via Email

December 2, 2013
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Immersion Reveals How People are Connected via Email

Immersion [mit.edu] is a quite revealing visualization tool of which the NSA - or your own national security agency - can only be jealous of... Developed by MIT students Daniel Smilkov, Deepak Jagdish and C�sar Hidalgo, Immersion generates a time-va...

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