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How We Visualized 112 Years of Olympic Games

How We Visualized 112 Years of Olympic Games How We Visualized 112 Years of Olympic Games

After reading about the visualizing.org challenge to create an interactive visualization for the Olympic Summer Games, our current intern Christian Gross accepted the challenge and took it upon himself to create a visualization. In this post you can read about his experiences while working on the challenge, what obstacles he had to overcome and what he has learned by doing so. Read more

How We Visualized 23 Years of Geo Bee Contests

How We Visualized 23 Years of Geo Bee Contests How We Visualized 23 Years of Geo Bee Contests

We created an interactive visualization of the National Geographic Bee Contest's history. Here we talk about finding the right story, design decisions, and the dirty work of getting data into a usable form. Read more

How to Measure Type

How to Measure Type How to Measure Type

Matt Robinson & Tom Wrigglesworth have created a visualization about the ink usage of different typecases. The brilliancy here lies in the method on how the data is representated: the ink itself! Read more

Highcharts, Impressive Javascript Library

Highcharts, Impressive Javascript Library Highcharts, Impressive Javascript Library

Torstein Hønsi from Vevstein Web has created a really impressive Javascript charting library. Highcharts allows a developer to easily include interactive charts in websites or webapplications. Highcharts currently supports line, spline, area, areaspline, column, bar, pie and scatter chart types. Read more

Spam Aesthetics

Spam Aesthetics

Kim Asendorf from Kaubonschen.com has notified me about the release of the SPAM VISUALIZATION website. It's a collection of various visualization methods to display the Spam Catalog database. Read more

Timeline Based Exploration of Traffic Patterns

Timeline Based Exploration of Traffic Patterns

Irene Ros offers a way to analyze trffic data in a fresh and exciting way. The visualization lets you explore traffic patterns of MBTA commuters across the various lines and stations over a single day. Read more

AD Clicker Analsysis

AD Clicker Analsysis

Inspired by Seth Godin's blogpost about the clickrate of common online ads I've visualized the data to punctuate the actual situation. Read more

Typography Meets Infographics

Typography Meets Infographics

Fontshop is celebrating its 20th birthday and they invite us to celebrate with them. On this occasion they've created a delicate infographic documenting amusing and enlightening statistics. Read more

Flip Flop Fly Ball

Flip Flop Fly Ball

I recently stumbled upon (Thanks @herrstucki) FlipFlopFlyball – a website by Craig Robinson. The website merges two of Craig's passions: Baseball & Infographics. And it seems like a match made in heaven! 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

Use iGoogle as a Data Dashboard

Use iGoogle as a Data Dashboard

Ever had the need to communicate data clearly without having to distribute the raw data? Maybe by quickly include an interactive chart in a webpage? Then FusionCharts Google Gadget maybe the perfect solution for you. Read more

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