Browse the web of Wikipedia with Wikiweb iPad app

Posted to Network Visualization  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

While we’re on the subject of the web that is Wikipedia, four-man, Baltimore-based development shop Friends of the Web made Wikiweb, an iPad app to research and casually browse Wikipedia. As you search for a topic, an interactive network that shows connected articles appears on the left alongside the current article on the right.

Wikweb: Now even easier to find yourself lost in Joe Pesci trivia.

1 Comment

  • A worthless app: you already know which articles are linked; they are hyperlinked! All this does is use half your screen on an unwieldy graph.

Favorites

Life expectancy changes

The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.

Who is Older and Younger than You

Here’s a chart to show you how long you have until you start to feel your age.

The Best Data Visualization Projects of 2011

I almost didn’t make a best-of list this year, but as I clicked through the year’s post, it was hard …

Divorce Rates for Different Groups

We know when people usually get married. We know who never marries. Finally, it’s time to look at the other side: divorce and remarriage.