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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

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

Collection of 30 Infographic Maps

Collection of 30 Infographic Maps Collection of 30 Infographic Maps

Webdesigner Depot returns to the information visualization space with a post listing 30 Superb Examples of Infographic Maps. The quality of the presented works ranges from clearly designed, information dense maps like the Margins Of Voctory to rather groovy illustrated pieces. Nonetheless, having a look can’t hurt and there’s probably some maps in the that you haven’t come across already. 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

Traffic on GoogleMaps

Traffic on GoogleMaps

Google just launched a new and exciting feature for GoogleMaps: traffic conditions on highways and arterial roads. The simple and very usable display works well in conjunction with Google's way of gathering the data: crowd sourcing. Read more

Good Morning Wave from Twitter

Good Morning Wave from Twitter

After Just Landed, Jer Thorp created another Visualization of data from Twitter.com. While Just Landed displayed the data on a 2D map, Good Morning! goes the 3D route to represent Tweets containing the phrase "Good Morning". Read more

Cascade on Wheels

Cascade on Wheels

Cascade on Wheels is a project by Steph Thirion, and was initially developed during the 2007 Visualizar workshop at the Medialab Prado in Madrid. "How high or how loud is the average quantity of cars passing by?" Sounds like a queer question? Read on to know how Steph would answer it. Read more

Cartagen – A Framework for dynamic Mapping

Cartagen – A Framework for dynamic Mapping

Cartagen (http://cartagen.org) is a vector-based, client-side framework for rendering maps in native HTML 5. Written in JavaScript, it uses the new Canvas element to load mapping data from various sources, including OpenStreetMap. Read more

An Excellent Primer on Geo-spatial Analysis

Stephen Few recommends "The ESRI Guide to GIS Analysis, Volume 1" as an excellent introduction to some of the most common tasks in geo-spatial analysis like Mapping where things are, Mapping the most and leas,t Mapping density, Finding what’s inside, Finding what’s nearby, Mapping change. It seems worth a look if you've started or plan to start working in geo-spatial analysis. Read more

Easily add Geocode with MapSpread

Easily add Geocode with MapSpread

What do you do if you have a dataset, say an Excel file and you need to map that data. Maybe you plan to do a ModestMaps application but the data doesn't have any geolocations. Let's see how you could go about the problem and how you can use a new application called Mapspread for this purpose. Read more

Google Fusion Tables

Google Fusion Tables

Google has recently published a Pre-Alpha version of one of the newest Google Labs projects called Google Fusion Tables. Fusion Tables provide the abillity to visualize tabular data in various ways. Similarity to Many Eyes or the NY Times Visualization Lab are obvious, let's see how Google makes a difference. Read more

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