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10 cool Twitter visualisation tools You might think of Twitter as a way to chat with your friends, keep up with news or to hassle minor celebrities. We think of it as a ceaseless stream of data that only really becomes useful when you filter and sort it. Here are 10 tools for doing just that, with a twist. They take your tweets and turn them into animations, graphs and glyphs for your visual delectation. They're Twitter visualisers, the best the web has to offer.
Padlet – A Collaborative Tool for Building Webpages « AppVita Looking at a blank piece of paper brings all types of possibilities to mind. Padlet is an application that brings that same freedom and flexibility to online publishing, giving people a way to create their own multimedia websites without relying on the templates and other constraints that usually tie people down. The sky is the limit, in terms of what you can use Padlet to create. Tweet-o-Meter Is it true that, "New York is the city that never sleeps!"? Do Londoners send more Tweets than New Yorkians'? Is Oslo a bigger Tweeter than Munich? RelFinder - Visual Data Web Are you interested in how things are related with each other? The RelFinder helps to get an overview: It extracts and visualizes relationships between given objects in RDF data and makes these relationships interactively explorable. Highlighting and filtering features support visual analysis both on a global and detailed level.
Designing (and converting) for multiple mobile densities With Apple leading the movement, phones, tablets, laptops, and desktop displays are rapidly increasing in resolution. This is wonderful for everyday mobile users, as the quality of their device screens become sharper and allow them to better experience the finer details of an application. But this creates an interesting challenge — designing for multiple mobile densities. Understanding densities The sharpness of your phone or tablet’s display is referred to as density. iOS devices measure density in PPI (pixels per inch) and Android in DPI (dots per inch). The more pixels or dots you fit in one square inch on a screen, the higher the density and resolution of it.
Chicago Lobbyists Force-Directed Graph Visualization Created by Christopher Manning Summary This visualization includes the 50 highest paid lobbyists in Chicago, their clients, and the agencies they lobby. Ghostlab One site. One experience Whether you want it or not, your site is going mobile - every day. NameBase NameBase is a web-based cross-indexed database of names that focuses on individuals involved in the international intelligence community, U.S. foreign policy, crime, and business. The focus is on the post-World War II era and on left of center, conspiracy theory, and espionage activities. In the 1980s, through his company Micro Associates, he sold subscriptions to this computerized database, under its original name, Public Information Research, Inc (PIR). At PIR's onset, Brandt was President of the newly formed non-profit corporation and investigative researcher, Peggy Adler, served as its Vice President. The material was described as "information on all sorts of spooks, military officials, political operators and other cloak-and-dagger types.
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