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Webpages as graphs - an HTML DOM Visualizer Applet. Infographic: The History Of Web Browsers. Graph Visualization for the Web. Visualizing Economics. Visualized: Over 4 Million Micro-Loans Fly Around the Globe. Kiva is a company that facilitates micro-loans between people from all over the world; incidentally, nothing to do with the Finnish KiVA.

Visualized: Over 4 Million Micro-Loans Fly Around the Globe

With the help of this non-profit, anyone can donate as little as $25 or as much as the sum of any single loan — you can read the stories of many different people seeking financial support across the globe; there are students, farmers, entrepreneurs and those looking to improve their physical living conditions. Kiva released a video visualizing the micro-loans that happened across the world in its five-year lifespan — a total of 4 million loans in 4 minutes: 620,000 lenders funding 615,000 entrepreneurs. The Challenge: Visualize Your Taxes. Visualize Your Taxes: The Finalists. Impure Blog. Access Info Europe. What is Your Water Footprint? World carbon dioxide emissions data by country: China speeds ahead of the rest. World carbon dioxide emissions by country: click image for graphic and download World carbon dioxide emissions are one way of measuring a country's economic growth too.

World carbon dioxide emissions data by country: China speeds ahead of the rest

And the latest figures - published by the respected Energy Information Administration - show CO2 emissions from energy consumption - the vast majority of Carbon Dioxide produced. A reduction in global greenhouse gas emissions is not only the goal of environmentalists but also of pretty much every government in the world. Currently 192 countries have adopted the Kyoto protocol. One fo the aims is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 55% of the 1990 levels by 2012 collectively forcountries starred on this list. The map, above (you can get it as a PDF file here) is produced by Guardian graphic artists Mark McCormick and Paul Scruton. On pure emissions alone, the key points are: World Bank Dataviz.

Infographic: What Your State Is Best (and Worst) at Environmentally -... Strangely "Digital" Agricultural Landscapes Seen From Space #Inspiration. On daily basis we come across images that are built using various code techniques, whether this be pixelation, glitch, particle fields, swarms, reaction diffusion, looking that these images on Wired Science, it’s amazing to see the similarities between the works we create and the environment we inhabit.

Strangely "Digital" Agricultural Landscapes Seen From Space #Inspiration

Even more apparent when we consider that they bare no correlation to one another and the large gap in scale that exists between them. Likewise, the images below appear strangely “Digital”… Agriculture is one of the oldest and most pervasive human impacts on the planet. Estimates of the land surface affected worldwide range up to 50 percent. Think Quarterly. Immaterials: Light painting WiFi. The city is filled with an invisible landscape of networks that is becoming an interwoven part of daily life.

Immaterials: Light painting WiFi

WiFi networks and increasingly sophisticated mobile phones are starting to influence how urban environments are experienced and understood. We want to explore and reveal what the immaterial terrain of WiFi looks like and how it relates to the city. VisualMiscellaneumTypesofInformationL.gif (Image GIF, 762x1000 pixels) Make People Fall in Love with Your Data: A Practical Tutorial for Data Visualization and UI Design: Strata 2011 - O'Reilly Conferences, February 01 - 03, 2011.

Part 1 – Visualization Principles and Best Practices Overview People think visually.

Make People Fall in Love with Your Data: A Practical Tutorial for Data Visualization and UI Design: Strata 2011 - O'Reilly Conferences, February 01 - 03, 2011

However, most of the tools that today’s information workers use actually confuse our natural visual interpretation skills. In the first part of our tutorial, we will share practical guidance that makes data presentation more effective, engaging, and valuable. Some of the topics we’ll be discussing include information layout and workflow, information visualization, chart selection, and styling. We’ll show real-life examples to demonstrate how applying these best practices enables charting laymen to work like visualization ninjas. Part 2 – Design Principles of Dashboards and Interactive Applications.

What is Data Visualization? Information aesthetics - Information Visualization & Visual Communication. Infographics & Visualizations. Create, Share, Explore. Data visualization. S Best Photos by BigSee. Chris Harrison. Vincent van Gogh paintings as pie charts. The Work of Jonathan Harris. Interaction Design for Data Visualizations. Interactive data visualizations are an exciting way to engage and inform large audiences.

Interaction Design for Data Visualizations

List of data journalism tools. Graph Visualization for the Web. Gapminder: Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view. Portal:Cytoscape - OpenTutorials. How to become a data visualization ninja with 3 free tools for non-programmers. Interactive maps and visualizations. Free Data Visualization Software. How to become a data visualization ninja with 3 free tools for non-programmers. Interactive information visualization toolkit. Aaron Koblin: Artfully visualizing our humanity. David McCandless: The beauty of data visualization.

Demo: Stunning data visualization in the AlloSphere. OpenTutorials. The Best Tools for Visualization. Better World Flux - where progress flows. Introduction to Circos, Features and Uses // CIRCOS Circular Genome Data Visualization.

Gource visualisation tool. Gource is a software version control visualization tool.

gource visualisation tool

See more of Gource in action on the Videos page. Introduction Software projects are displayed by Gource as an animated tree with the root directory of the project at its centre. Directories appear as branches with files as leaves. GGobi data visualization system. 75+ Tools for Visualizing your Data, CSS, Flash, jQuery, PHP. Most people would agree that the old adage “A picture is worth a thousand words” is also true for web based solutions.

75+ Tools for Visualizing your Data, CSS, Flash, jQuery, PHP

There should be no discussion – Charts and Graphs are ideal to visualize data in order to quickly deliver an overview and communicate key messages. Whatever type of data presentation you prefer or suits you data (pie charts, bubble charts, bar graphs, network diagrams etc.), there are many different options but how do you get started and what is technologically possible? Partiview. Documentation | Uses | Binaries | Source Code | GeoWalls & Domes | Publications | Licensing | Mailing List | Misc. | Links Partiview is free, open-source software from the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.


It is an industrial strength, interactive, mono- or stereoscopic viewer for 4-dimensional datasets. It is written in C++/OpenGL and has been compiled to run on Linux, Windows, OS X, and Irix. The prime author and current maintainer is Stuart Levy (slevy {at}, research programmer at the NCSA. Other contributors to the source code include Steven Marx, from the American Museum of Natural History/Hayden Planetarium (AMNH), who added improvements to the user interface, developed the Mac OS X port, and worked on a fish-eye projection of Partiview. The Opte Project. Visual Understanding Environment. Physics Simulations and Artwork. Here is a 3D view of a hydrogren atom in the 4f state.

Physics Simulations and Artwork

The left image was made in C++ using a technique described by Krzysztof Marczak to make it volumetric like a cloud of smoke. The right image was made in Mathematica by adding 2D cross-sectional layers. The animations were made in POV-Ray using DF3 density files. The right animation shows what a "12o" orbital might look like. POV-Ray has a built-in internal function for the 3d orbital: // runtime: 4 seconds camera{location 16*z look_at 0} #declare P=function{internal(53)}; #declare P0=P(0,3,0,0); box{-8,8 pigment{rgbt t} hollow interior{media{emission 0.5 density{function{(P(x,y,z,0)-1.2)/(P0-1.2)} color_map{[0 rgb 0][1 rgb 1]}}}}} Links Atomic Orbital - time-dependant hydrogen atom simulation, by ? The Popular Science Archive Explorer. A visual exploration on mapping complex networks.

Envisioning life. Data Visualization: Modern Approaches - Smashing Magazine. Data presentation can be beautiful, elegant and descriptive. There is a variety of conventional ways to visualize data – tables, histograms, pie charts and bar graphs are being used every day, in every project and on every possible occasion. However, to convey a message to your readers effectively, sometimes you need more than just a simple pie chart of your results. In fact, there are much better, profound, creative and absolutely fascinating ways to visualize data. Many of them might become ubiquitous in the next few years. So what can we expect? Let’s take a look at the most interesting modern approaches to data visualization as well as related articles, resources and tools. 1. Trendmap 20071 Informationarchitects.jp3 presents the 200 most successful websites on the web, ordered by category, proximity, success, popularity and perspective in a mindmap.

Data Visualization, Infographics, and Statistics. JESS3Datavisualization. Ideas, issues, knowledge, data - visualized! DataArt - Visualisations. HINT.FM / Fernanda Viegas & Martin Wattenberg. Celebrating Excellence in Data Visualization and Information Design.

Chart Porn. 50 Great Examples of Data Visualization. Wrapping your brain around data online can be challenging, especially when dealing with huge volumes of information. And trying to find related content can also be difficult, depending on what data you’re looking for. But data visualizations can make all of that much easier, allowing you to see the concepts that you’re learning about in a more interesting, and often more useful manner.

Below are 50 of the best data visualizations and tools for creating your own visualizations out there, covering everything from Digg activity to network connectivity to what’s currently happening on Twitter. Music, Movies and Other Media Narratives 2.0 visualizes music. Liveplasma is a music and movie visualization app that aims to help you discover other musicians or movies you might enjoy. Data Visualization. Graphical visualization of text similarities in essays in a book. Pulse of the Nation: U.S. Mood Throughout the Day inferred from Twitter. Click for high-resolution PDF version (11MB) S Best Photos by BigSee.