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TenderNoise

TenderNoise TenderNoise

Did you know that noise complaints are the no. 1 quality-of-life issue for city residents? The folks over at Movity.com tackle this issue with the TenderNoise project. Read more

Pulse of the Nation

Pulse of the Nation Pulse of the Nation

Researchers from the Northeastern University and Harvard University have released the findings of a study about the mood on Twitter over time. So, how does the mood of the United States change during one day? Read more

The Big World Cup Visualization Roundup

The Big World Cup Visualization Roundup The Big World Cup Visualization Roundup

The hard facts are given: A team has 11 players, the ball is round and a match takes 90 minutes. But what happens in between? We've compiled a list of applications and visualization that strive to provide insights into the FIFA World Cup 2010. 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 Fast, How Far? Triptrop Knows It

How Fast, How Far? Triptrop Knows It How Fast, How Far? Triptrop Knows It

Triptrop NYC is a small mapping application by Jonathan Soma that maps the expected travel time from one point in New York to another using the NY Subway system. Just type in an address and it returns a map with an heatmap-like overlay. 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

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

Mapping the 7 Deadly Sins

Mapping the 7 Deadly Sins

In the most recent Wired Magazine Kristina Shevory writes about Mapping the 7 Deadly Sins. The maps of sin are created by plotting per-capita stats on things like theft (envy) and STDs (lust) 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

“Swine Flu” Heatmap 1.1

The small Flash application I created displaying conversations on Twitter using the swineflu hashtag has been updated. A tooltip reveals the author, publishing date and content of the Tweet by hovering over the heatmap. Watching the applet in fullscreen mode gives you plenty of space to discover interesting Tweets. Read more

Heatmap of Tweets from Super Bowl XLIII

Heatmap of Tweets from Super Bowl XLIII

This heatmap shows the density of postings on Twitter.com over the playtime of this years Super Bowl between the Cardinals and the Steelers. The heatmap gives an intuitively readable visualization of the amount of conversations in a specific area. Read more

NBA Team Heatmaps

NBA Team Heatmaps

Ben Munson over at obsessionism.com has created a set of visualizations for the NBA basketball teams. The charts shows coach, top players and the overall wins and loses over a period of five years. Read more

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