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Create, Share, and Embed Custom Timelines with circaVie

Part of the AIM network, it's another online application to create and share timelines. As I've said before, timelines are very intuitive in displaying…

Gazing Deeply Into Your Many Eyes

Dear Many Eyes, From the moment I stared into your thousands of solid black eyes, I knew we had something special. Since the day we…

World Freedom Atlas

World Freedom Atlas is an online geo-visualization tool that shows a number of freedom indicators so to speak. For example, you can map by a…

Swivel Gets a Data Guy

What the heck's a data guy? According to Gerard, who studied computer science and economics in college It means that I'm the type of person…

Using Many Eyes to Visualize Text

Some time last month, Many Eyes introduced their text visualization, the word tree. The user starts from a word or phrase, which is the root…

Use Mint to Manage Your Finances

Mint was released last week. It's an online application that brings financial data from all of your credit card and bank accounts into one place.…

Why I Do Not Swivel Data

I've been back and forth on whether or not I wanted to post about this. Two reasons: I feel blasphemous feeling this way; and I'm…

Many Eyes on The Times U.S. Open Blog

There was a post on The Times U.S. Open blog debating on the state of American tennis compared to the rest of the world. Right…

More Mapping from amMap Offering Flexibility

Yes, more mapping. Map, map, map. amMap offers a Flash-based mapping tool that you can download and customize to your liking. Ammap is an interactive…

Xtimeline to Explore and Create Timelines

Xtimeline allows you to explore all sorts of user-created timelines from the US war in Iraq to the life of Angelina Jolie to the history…

Hans Rosling: Providing Data, Inspiring Change

Okay, so this video has been posted probably on thousands of blogs already, but you know what, I don't care. Hans Rosling gives an…

Diet and Weight Loss Tracking with Viz

Weight loss is a difficult task for many, further complicated with so many diets -- Atkins, Jenny Craig, etc -- and lack of motivation. Fatsecret…

Time Series Tool Like Google Finance

Chronoscope is a work-in-progress time series visualization tool that lets you explore data similar to that of Google Finance. It's written in Java, unlike Finance,…

Same Big Mac Data, Different Platform

I went to Swivel, to see how they did with the same Big Mac data I visualized on Many Eyes. Swivel uses a Google Maps…

Cost of Big Macs Worldwide

I was playing around at Many Eyes, and it was amazingly easy to map some data on the Big Mac. The data set was simply…