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2010 Reader Resort Survey

2010 Reader Resort Survey

How do North America's ski resorts stack up in terms of terrain, snowfall, lodging, dining, family activities and all the other factors that make a great vacation spot? SKI Magazine has created an interactive chart that helps you compare the resorts. Read more

Tracking Syphilis Cases in the U.S.

Tracking Syphilis Cases in the U.S.

Since 1999 the United States has experienced a dramatic increase in the number of new syphilis cases. The University of Iowa Computational Epidemiology Group has put together 17 years of state-level syphilis data and visualized this data. Read more

Playful audio-based animation with Concave Scream

Playful audio-based animation with Concave Scream

Concave Scream is a promotional website that recently caught my eye. It presents indie band Concave Scream’s latest instrumental album "Soundtrack for a book". The Flash based applet is a playfull visualization of various book covers. 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

Interactive analysis tool for the bailout plan

Interactive analysis tool for the bailout plan

Bailout Breakdown from Associated Press is an interactive applet that lets the user analyze the recipients and amounts of the $700 Billion bailout plan from the American government. Read more

Trendmap on DailyRadar

Trendmap on DailyRadar

DailyRadar uses a Flow visualization to display trends over the past few hours. The small applet lets the user choose between different topics ranging from Technology to Entertainement. Read more

Heatmap of Tweets from the earthquake in L’Aquila

Heatmap of Tweets from the earthquake in L’Aquila

I've created a heatmap visualization of 1500 Tweets with the keyword "earthquake" around the time of the terrible earthquake that happened in L'Aquila, Italy. Read more

Open data mapped on StumbleSafely

Open data mapped on StumbleSafely

Stumble Safely is a web based application that help DC based bar goers to return back home safely. The website's main feature is a map mashing up geo located crime data with local bars, pubs and lounges. Read more

10 Useful Flash Components for Graphing Data

Jacob Gube from Six Revisions has put together a nice list of 10 useful Adobe Flash libraries to display interactive data visualization. He’s covering the more “traditional” libraries to produce basic charts like pie, bar or line charts. There are some solutions out there that allow a more flexible way to display data but require […] Read more

Axiis – Visualization Framework

Axiis is a new visualization framework based on Flex and AS 3.0. I recommend reading Tom’s extensive post about the creation of the framework. Visit Form-Function for more details. (Via HerrStucki) Read more

Evidence – How do we know what we know

Evidence – How do we know what we know

Science is an active process of observation and investigation. Evidence: How Do We Know What We Know? examines that process, revealing the ways in which ideas and information become knowledge and understanding. Read more

Interactive Explanations about the Blue Whale

Interactive Explanations about the Blue Whale

National Geographics has created "Kingdom of the Blue Whale", an interactive application to explore the scale, anatomy, behavior and ecosystem of a Blue Whale. Some remarkeble facts shown in illustrations, images, animations and videos can be discovered using a basic interaction model. Read more

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