20 Inspiring Uses of Data Visualization
Data is boring, information is interesting! I’ve always used this statement whenever the issue of data is being discussed. No one is really interested in looking at a large number of data rows, or even a small one. As humans, we tend to better understand a particular issue when it is presented to us in a visual way, and in this roundup you will find 20 sites using data visualization that deliver information to the user in an effective and inspiring way. 1. A real-time simulation displaying the CO2 emissions, birth and death rates of every country. 2. A web application that visually reflects the constantly changing landscape of Google News. 3. Create typographic maps of current news stories by doodling on a blank canvas. 4. An overview of currently popular items on social news sites such as delicious, reddit, and digg. 5. digg labs 5 visualizations of Digg community’s activities. 7. A visualization of the current global state of infectious diseases and their effect on health. 8. 10. 11. 15.
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