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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 the Vividness of Geneva

How We Visualized the Vividness of Geneva How We Visualized the Vividness of Geneva

Over the last few months we've been kept busy with designing visualizations for the project “Ville Vivante”. In this post I want to show you our attempt to reveal the vividness of a city with a bunch of numbers and to bring a dataset to life. Read more

A Thousand Milieus

A Thousand Milieus A Thousand Milieus

Berlin based designer and programmer Christopher Warnow had a closer look at the interest graph between people reading the same books. Read more

Visualizing 138 Years of Popular Science Magazine

Visualizing 138 Years of Popular Science Magazine Visualizing 138 Years of Popular Science Magazine

Jer Thorp, Data Artist in Residence at the New York Times and creative coder extraordinaire, explains the process behind his latest piece for Popular Science. Read more

Ghost Counties

Ghost Counties Ghost Counties

Jan Willem Tulp, a freelance information visualizer based in The Netherlands has recently published his submission for the Eyeo data visualization challenge by Visualizing.org that analyzes the numbers of homes in proportion to the population in the USA. Read more

Review: Processing for Visual Artists

Review: Processing for Visual Artists Review: Processing for Visual Artists

In a friendly and informal style, Andrew Glassner lets the reader peek over his shoulder to learn how to program from the ground up to create expressive images and interactive art. Read more

Unsung Heroes of Tour de France

Unsung Heroes of Tour de France Unsung Heroes of Tour de France

Mikkel Koser, Interaction Designer at okdeluxe dedicates a visualization to the unsung heroes of the Tour de France 2010. The application helps understand the race dynamics of all the riders who are not heavily covered by media, and who are, in a sense, only there to support the big names. Read more

IBM Data Anthem

IBM Data Anthem IBM Data Anthem

James Frost, director of the popular music video clip "House Of cards" by Radiohead was approached by Ogilvy & Mather NY to direct the new spot for the IBM Smarter Planet campaign. The result is is a stunning journey through an invironment of raw data. Read more

GE Visualizes the Cost of Getting Sick

GE Visualizes the Cost of Getting Sick

GE worked together with Seed Visualization under the direction of Ben Fry on a way to visualize the cost of health. The outcome is simple and easy to use, but is it eloquent enough to show the facts as intended? Read more

Students’ Insurrection Visualized

Students’ Insurrection Visualized

Walter Rafelsberger has created an interesting and playful Twitter visualization over at Metaportal der Medienpolemik. He combined a timelined visualization with spring-like animation of related Tweets. The overall visual design may be rather bare-bones but the animation creates a hypnotizing effect. Read more

Wearing Weather Data as a Bracelet

Wearing Weather Data as a Bracelet

Mitchell Whitelaw from The Teeming Void has created a unique piece of wearable. The 3D bracelet visualizes one year of the weather data in Canberra. Read more

Interview with Casey Reas and Ben Fry

Rhizome.org published an interview with Casey Reas and Ben Fry about the past, present and future of Processing. Even if you are already familiar with the history of this great programming environment there are probably some nice background informations in there for you. Via Daniel Shiffman Read more

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