From navigating the Web in entirely new ways to seeing where in the world twitters are coming from, data visualization tools are changing the way we view content. We found the following 16 apps both visually stunning and delightfully useful. Visualize Your Network with Fidg’tFidg’t is a desktop application that aims to let you visualize your network and its predisposition for different types of things like music and photos. 16 Awesome Data Visualization Tools

16 Awesome Data Visualization Tools

So, there you are staring at that black sheet of paper again. Or perhaps it's a black Word document on your computer screen. Whichever it may be, it's obvious you're about to take notes for that big essay assignment or group project, and you're not too excited about getting started! That's where a different kind of note taking comes in to play, one that is actually fun to do and will also help you to understand your notes better. It's a technique called mind mapping, and is based around a strong visual method of taking notes. 99 Mind Mapping Resources, Tools, and Tips

99 Mind Mapping Resources, Tools, and Tips

ICT4D Wiki » Data Visualization ICT4D Wiki » Data Visualization Some applications may be listed under Network Analysis instead of Data Visualization. A good list: 28 Rich Data Visualization Tools at O'Reilly's InsideRIA. Another good list: Data Visualization at DiRT. Yet another selection at Datavisualization.ch Projects
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amCharts is an advanced charting library that will suit any data visualization need. Our charting solution include Column, Bar, Line, Area, Step, Step without risers, Smoothed line, Candlestick, OHLC, Pie/Donut, Radar/ Polar, XY/Scatter/Bubble, Bullet, Funnel/Pyramid charts as well as Gauges. Our charts are is an independent library, which doesn’t require any 3rd party includes. You can download, try and even use our charts for free. Check chart demos to see all the charts in action. amCharts: flash charts, stock charting software

amCharts: flash charts, stock charting software

Our JavaScript Maps is a tool that you can use to easily add interactive map functionality to your web pages and JavaScript-based applications. You can use this tool to show locations of your offices, routes of your journeys, create your distributor map, etc. Photos or illustrations can be used as layers and backgrounds of maps, so you can make different presentations, e-learning tools and more. Main features of our tool: Customize every detail of your map – sizes, colors, disable features you don’t need;Create multi-level structuresCreate map charts (heatmaps)Load icons or photos on top of your mapUse your own custom map texturesDraw lines and add textSet the start-up zoom level and positionUse it as zoomifyer to display big picturesControl the map with JavaScript (reload data and settings, set and get data and separate parameters, register clicks) amMap: Interactive flash maps amMap: Interactive flash maps