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A Carefully Selected List of Recommended Tools

A Carefully Selected List of Recommended Tools A Carefully Selected List of Recommended Tools

When I meet with people and talk about our work, I get asked a lot what technology we use to create interactive and dynamic data visualizations. To help you get started, we have put together a selection of the tools we use the most and that we enjoy working with. 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

Visualizing a CFO Outlook

Visualizing a CFO Outlook Visualizing a CFO Outlook

For GE, Lisa Strausfeld from Pentagram shows with the CFO Outlook Survey how financial executives view the world today and their outlook for the months ahead. Read more

Skimming 2,000 Ideas

Skimming 2,000 Ideas Skimming 2,000 Ideas

GE has published the submissions to their recent Ecomagination Challenge. Instead of an ordered list, they created an interactive visualization that allows a more playful way of browsing through the submitted 2000+ ideas. Read more

Tracking the MTV 2010 Video Music Awards

Tracking the MTV 2010 Video Music Awards Tracking the MTV 2010 Video Music Awards

For this years MTV Video Music Awards, the music channel collaborated with Twitter and the good folks at Stamen to track the activity throughout the event. Read more

Twitter as a Parade

Twitter as a Parade Twitter as a Parade

KDDI, Japan’s second largest cellphone carrier, launched a new Twitter related mashup called IS Parade. It's a fun little visualization of Twitter data that let's you create a virtual parade to celebrate your username or any other keyword. Read more

NBA Twitter Playoffs

NBA Twitter Playoffs NBA Twitter Playoffs

Nike Basketball partnered up with the good folks from Stamen to create a new visualization for the NBA Playoffs. Post-season Twitter Playoffs compares the competing teams based on how many times their name is mentioned in the Twittersphere. Read more

Elastic View on 5 Years of Infosthetics

Elastic View on 5 Years of Infosthetics Elastic View on 5 Years of Infosthetics

As nice little birthday present to Infosthetics.com Moritz Stefaner has created an adaption from his Elastic Lists project to revamp five years of excellent content on infosthetics.com. Read more

Digging for Images with Google Image Swirl

Digging for Images with Google Image Swirl

Google just released a new Google Labs project called Image Swirl. It is a visual search engine for images built to explore search queries from different visual perspectives. Read more

Analysing Jobless Rate with Moving Graph and Adapting Grid

Analysing Jobless Rate with Moving Graph and Adapting Grid

The Interactives Team from the New York Times did it again: Shan carter, Amanda Cox and Kevin Quealy created an interactive infographic analysing the unemployment rate in the USA over the past 33 months. Read more

Simplicity and Education – A Use Case

Simplicity and Education – A Use Case

How can we communicate facts that are abstract or out of our field of vision? Illustrating it is an excellent and often used technic to do so. But how can we go about facts that are impossible to bring on one piece of paper? The University Of Utah has a possible solution. Read more

Interactive Table about Jobs Outlook

Interactive Table about Jobs Outlook

A new interactive application from the Wall Street Journal provides an historical view into the national unemployment rate since 1948. Provided with data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics the application does a nice job in immediate insight. Read more

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