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Inspiration Impuls: Portraits of the Sun

Inspiration Impuls: Portraits of the Sun Inspiration Impuls: Portraits of the Sun

The GE Show is back with more science-based beauty. This time exploring the power of the sun and how people are turning the world's oldest energy source, into its newest one. Read more

Bodycloud — Capturing Human Movements

Bodycloud — Capturing Human Movements Bodycloud — Capturing Human Movements

Bodycloud is a project to materialize human motion by Raphael Perret, scientific assistant at the IAD program at ZHdK. Inspired by the motion of capoeirista, Perret produces 3D sculptures of courses of motions. Read more

Stunning Examples of Data Visualization in Google Earth

Stunning Examples of Data Visualization in Google Earth Stunning Examples of Data Visualization in Google Earth

The Google Earth blog recently posted some examples of how well Google Earth can be used as a scientific visualization platform. The examples are posted by Thijs Damsma from the OpenEarth Initiative. Read more

How can we upgrade a 3D Piechart?

How can we upgrade a 3D Piechart?

I took my struggle to read a stereotypical 3D Pie Chart as inspiration for a quick redesign of the chart. Take it as a small case study on how we can improve readability by reducing visual clutter. Read more

Interactive Comments from Digg.com

Interactive Comments from Digg.com

Manuel Tan from uncontrol.com has published a small appilcation to visualize discussions. Attributes like rating, amount of words and count of replies indicate how vibrant discussions about a specific article are. Read more

Good Morning Wave from Twitter

Good Morning Wave from Twitter

After Just Landed, Jer Thorp created another Visualization of data from Twitter.com. While Just Landed displayed the data on a 2D map, Good Morning! goes the 3D route to represent Tweets containing the phrase "Good Morning". Read more

Experience Planetary Data with BELLA GAIA

Experience Planetary Data with BELLA GAIA

BELLA GAIA is an immersive theater experience created and performed by Kenji Williams. The project is realized in collaboration with the NASA and strives to engage and delight the audience with the beauty of our earth. Read more

Cascade on Wheels

Cascade on Wheels

Cascade on Wheels is a project by Steph Thirion, and was initially developed during the 2007 Visualizar workshop at the Medialab Prado in Madrid. "How high or how loud is the average quantity of cars passing by?" Sounds like a queer question? Read on to know how Steph would answer it. Read more

NYT explains the danger of digging deeper

NYT explains the danger of digging deeper

James Glanz from the new NY Times has published an article about the earthquake risk posed by a geothermal dig. While the article is well written and comprehensive the animated explanations using information graphics and data mapping does an excellent job in communicating the technical essence of the article in a fraction of the time. Read more

O3D – an open-source API for 3D applications

O3D – an open-source API for 3D applications

Google recently introduced the O3D project on Google Code. The main objective of the project is to develop a new, shader-based, low-level graphics API for creating interactive 3D applications in a web browser. Read more

10 inspirational videos of data visualizations

10 inspirational videos of data visualizations

As a follow up to mashable's 7 Beautiful Data Visualizations article we present you another inspirational videos of 10 data visualization projects. Some are "Data Visualization Classics" (like Ben Fry's Anemone) and other are fresh young guns with great potential. Some have a more academic approach and focus on comprehensibility while others are shown here with a more inspirational intent. Read more

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