FlowingData Readers’ Favorite Visualizations

Posted to Visualization  |  Nathan Yau

Last month I asked FlowingData readers, “What are your favorite data visualizations in recent memory?” I’d heard of some while others were brand new to me. Here are some of your responses.

Richard said, “Hans Rosling, no question.” Of course referring to the famed Gapminder.

Tom said, “I’m really liking [Akamai] right now.” Srikanth replied, “That one is pure awesome.”

Srikanth also liked Lee Byron’s Daylight.

Tony said, “Definitely this one about Manny’s quest for 500 homers!”

Chris provided two of his favorites, Flickr Galaxy and Life of a Cell. “The Flickr galaxy awesome, showing a great user interface and a glimpse of 3d on the web… and I’m also a big fan of the ‘Life of the Cell’ video.”

“I’m a big fan of the Baby Name Voyager… simple, attractive, interactive, informative, elegant” says CTV.

Nice use of Google Chart API,” says Clint.

Tim said, “The best I’ve seen in recent years.” I agree.

Thanks to everyone who responded to provide us all with some eye candy (and a bit of humor).

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