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It’s Like Google Maps with Sim City 2000 – OnionMap

Remember SimCity 2000? That was a great game. That was probably the last computer game I played for any significant length of time, and if my Macbook Pro were able…

Watching Our Twitter World – twittervision Redux

See what people are tweeting around the world 24/7. What are you doing right now?

Mapping Walkability in San Francisco

Lee Byron, recent Carnegie Mellon grad and newly inducted New York Times graphics intern, maps walkability in San Francisco. He scraped Walk Score for uh, walk scores, which are scores…

Mapping Economic Activity for the World

The G-Econ (Geographically-based Economic data) group has worked on making economic data publicly available via Gross Cell Product (GCP). In other words, they've collected data for each 1x1 degree latitude…

Map With All the Common APIs at Once – Mapstraction

For those who want more out of the commonly-used mapping APIs from Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, etc, but don't want to get too heavy on the programming, Mapstraction is for you.…

How Much Does Gas Cost Where You Live?

With gas prices going crazy high lately, here's this weekend's question: How much and where from did you pay for your latest gallon of gas? I just paid $4.11 for…

Find Your Dream Home (or Fantasize) With Trulia Snapshot

Trulia, the real estate search site, launched Trulia Snapshot today in collaboration with Stamen Design. It's a pretty mapping interface that lets you view pictures of properties on a map…

Measuring Informational Distance Between Cities

Bestiario, the group behind 6pli, recently put up their piece that maps informational distance between cities. At the base is a freely rotating globe. Arcs, whose strength and height represent…

All 26 Million Road Segments in Continental United States

Ben Fry maps every road segment in All Streets, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's TIGER/Line data. There's no actual map or drawn borders; instead Ben chooses to let the…

Rolling Out Your Own Online Maps and Graphs with HTML/CSS

Wilson Miner and Paul Smith, two co-founders of Everyblock, post tutorials and a little bit of their own experiences rolling out their own maps and creating graphs with web standards.…

Mapping America’s Most Sinful Cities

Forbes, with the help of Mavin Digital, ranked and mapped cities based on the seven deadly sins - lust, gluttony, avarice, sloth, wrath, envy, and pride. For each sin we…

World Internet City-to-City Connections and Density Maps

Chris Harrison put together a series of Internet maps that show how cities are interconnected by router configuration. Similar to Aaron Koblin's Flight Patterns, Chris chose to map only the…

17 Ways to Visualize the Twitter Universe

I just created a new Twitter account, and it got me to thinking about all the data visualization I've seen for Twitter tweets. I felt like I'd seen a lot,…

Area Codes in Which Ludacris Claims to Have Hoes

I thought this map was amusing. As you can see, Mr. Bridges prefers those in the southeast and northeast according to his 2001 hit single, Area Codes in which he…

Weekend Minis – Globes, Maps, and Job Opportunity

New York Talk Exchange - Illustrates the global exchange of information in real time by visualizing volumes of long distance telephone and IP (Internet Protocol) data flowing between New York…

What Impact Does Our Country Have on Climate Change?

BreathingEarth is an animated map that represents death rate data from September 2005 and birth rate data from August 2006 compiled by the World Factbook and 2002 carbon dioxide emission…

Mapping Manhattan’s Skyscraper Districts Through Time

Manhattan Timeformations looks like a series of interactive schematics from a video game, but really it's a computer model that allows you to look at the relationships between the developments…

Mapping Google Access Data from (suit)men

A very pink map displaying real-time data shows us that maps can be entertaining.

Three Designers, a Statistician, and Migration Inflows Data

After two weeks at Visualizar, I'm back in the United States. It's good to be back. I don't know how many people know this (because I certainly didn't), but the…

San Francisco Police Department Incident Reporting and Analysis Tool

I came across the San Francisco Police Department Incident and Reporting Tool, and at first glance it looked like Oakland Crimespotting with the map and incidents, but not as sleek…

Many Eyes Now Has Better Mapping Visualization

Many Eyes now has more detailed mapping functionality with the help of ESRI data. It was really only a matter of time before this happened. It's come to the point…

US Demographics Visualizer Using Virtual Earth

While on the topic of maps here's a Microsoft Virtual Earth mashup -- US Demographics Visualizer. It allows the user to map US census data by county. Map population, age,…