Posts Tagged ‘ collection ’

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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A Game Tree of Rafael Nadal’s Tennis Matches in Season 2013

November 26, 2013
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A Game Tree of Rafael Nadal’s Tennis Matches in Season 2013

The Game Tree Interactive [gamesetmap.com] visualization by Damien Demaj analyzes the more than 600 service games played by Rafael Nadal during the Grand Slams, Masters 1000 and World Tour Finals in the year 2013. In particular, this visual summary sh...

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A Map of the Age of all Buildings in the Netherlands

September 3, 2013
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A Map of the Age of all Buildings in the Netherlands

What can be accomplished for about 320,000 buildings in a New York neighborhood, can also be done for 9,866,539 buildings located in a whole country. In the interactive map [waag.org] each building in the Netherlands is been shaded according to the ye...

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PaperScape: an Overview of all Scientific Papers Submitted at arXiv

September 2, 2013
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PaperScape: an Overview of all Scientific Papers Submitted at arXiv

The interactive map PaperScape [paperscape.org] by high energy physics researcher Damien George and particle physics PhD student Rob Knegjens provides a visual overview of all the 869,258 scientific physics, mathematics, and computer papers that have ...

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The Flavor Connection: Mapping Commonalities in Food Flavors

August 22, 2013
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The Flavor Connection: Mapping Commonalities in Food Flavors

The Flavor Connection [scientificamerican.com] by Jan Willem Tulp for popular science magazine Scientific American maps the similarities of flavor compounds between different foods. Each food is represented by a blue dot, which is sized according to...

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