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Open Call to Designers: Visualizing Mozilla Community

The Mozilla group is starting to dig into visualization to participation within the active Mozilla community, and they're looking for some input: If you’re a…

Tools You Need to Track Energy Consumption – WattzOn

"Climate change is a global problem. But it's individuals who will create the solution." This is the WattzOn premise. WattzOn is a free online tool…

Discover Your Future for 2009 – CookieSays Fortunes

First off, happy new year! I'm back from my short hiatus from blogging and school. I trust everyone had a good holiday week. I saw…

Magically Reformat Data to Get it How You Need it

One of the more painful parts of analysis or visualization is that you have to get the data in a proper format. Real data almost…

Read Your Feeds Like a Newspaper with Tabbloid

Tabbloid is a free service that lets you receive your feeds in newsletter, or rather, tabloid form via email at a set time and frequency…

Google Visualization API Opens Up

When Google first launched their visualization API, you could only use data that was in Google spreadsheets, which was pretty limiting. Yesterday, Google opened this…

Compare Media Coverage of Presidential Candiates with Everymoment Now

I keep stumbling on rants about how media coverage of presidential candidates is uneven, biased, etc. Everymoment Now provides a way to see what's going…

See the World Through SimCity’s Eyes – One Up On OnionMap

Michael comments, "Onionmap is nothing when compared to this Chinese site...They've practically mapped out the entire Shanghai (and quite a few other China cities) in…

Keep Track of Presidential Race from Many Perspectives – perspctv

Keep track of what's getting reported about the presidential race in somewhat realtime with perspctv. It's a nicely done news dasboard that updates on its…

Tell Stories With Interactive Timelines from Dipity

Timelines, much like calendars, can be used to show changes over time in a straightforward way. When you have a bunch of events that occurred…

Many Eyes Adds Wordle to its Extensive Visualization Toolbox

I'm sure you've seen Wordle by now, which puts an artistic spin on the traditional tag cloud. An application by Jonathan Feinberg, Wordle lets you…

Google Releases Insights for Search – India Likes Data

Google announced Insights for Search yesterday. Think Google Trends but with more information and more useful. Type in some search terms and get the rundown…

Discover, Share, Publish, Distribute, and Subscribe to Data With blist

Today, Kevin Merritt, founder and CEO of blist, provides some background on putting data in the hands of mainstream users. blist is not a company…

Your Notes, Snapshots, and Memories Accessible From Everywhere – Evernote

I just signed up for an EverNote account, which lets you store all of your notes online from all of your devices - tablet, paper,…

Facebook Security Upgrade Rendered Useless – Private Photos Leaked

Just when you thought it was safe to upload those photos from that wild Friday night to Facebook, this happens: A security lapse made it…

Putting Analysis Online With StatCrunch and Covariable [Review]

Are online statistical tools sufficient to analyze our complex datasets?

Stamen Design Puts Out Another Good One in Digg Pics

Stamen Design announces another impressive Digg Labs project -- Digg Pics. Watch the current Digg activity pass you by in near real-time.

YouTube Releases Visualization for Related Videos

YouTube (or should I say Google), released their visualization for related videos. It's essentially a ball and stick graph without the sticks. The above is…

Many Eyes Has Embeddable Visualization

You used to only be able to get a small thumbnail to "share" the visualization you found or created on Many Eyes (well, outside…

Google Has a Charting API Too Now

Yahoo: Look Google, I've got a Flash charts API now. I make it easier for people to plot their data, and look, pretty colors. Google:…

Yahoo Charts Control Library Now Available

Yahoo User Interface 2.4.0 was recently released which includes the new YUI Charts Control. Josh Tynjala of the Yahoo! Flash Platform team contributes the new…

Graphwise: Crawling the Web for Tabulated Data

Graphwise launched a few weeks ago, but I'm just hearing about it now, so I guess there hasn't been a whole lot of buzz about…