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Now that’s one tasty Pie Chart

Now that’s one tasty Pie Chart Now that’s one tasty Pie Chart

Are you eating right ? The Wheel of Nutrition is a dining plate that reminds us of the fundamental values of nutrition. 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

Clarifying the Democrat’s Health Care Plan

Clarifying the Democrat’s Health Care Plan

Robert Palmer rose to the challenge of creating a flow-chart of the Democrat's Health Care plan. He reminds us of how important a clear communication of information is and how a simple graphic can influence the perception of a system. Read more

Just Landed – A Twitter Visualization in Processing

Just Landed – A Twitter Visualization in Processing

Just Landed extracts travel information from Tweets and maps the journeys on a map. The map itself remeains two dimensional but the "flights" are visualized in as three dimensional curves. A chronological order of the Tweets makes it possible to review a certain time period. Read more

Heatmap of “Swine Flu” Tweets

Heatmap of “Swine Flu” Tweets

Since the first cases the swine flu has had immediate attention by the press. I think the media has a sever responsibility because the impact of the coverage seems to be huge on the public life. For my party I wanted to examine the conversation abound the topic and where these conversations take place. Read more

Version 1.1 of the “swine flu” data feed

We’ve worked some more on the data feed for the records of swine flu cases. The data is now more granular with seperate items for suspected cases, lab confirmed cases, withdrawn cases and total deaths by country. The feed url is: http://pipes.yahoo.com/wiederkehr/extendedswinefluThe source can be cloned at Yahoo Pipes Read more

Tracking swine flu (for yourself)

The NY Times Interactive team has put together an interactive visualization displaying the spread of the swine flu virus. The applet is a static map with interactive markers showing the amount of confirmed cases. The Guardian has created a similar application but their version shows the spread in relation to the past dates which helps to understand correlations and directions of the spreading. Read more

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