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Wireless networks in the physical world

For the most part, you go about your day-to-day with little knowledge of all the bits and networks you walk past or intersect with. Designer…

Stanley Cup winners and losers

Speaking of sports most Americans know nothing about, Robby Macdonell visualizes NHL Stanley Cup competitors in his experiment with HTML5. The interactive shows winners and…

Interactive World Cup schedule

I was born in and live in the United States, so to me football is a bunch of big guys in full armor trying to…

Europe’s web of debt

While the US has its own problems with debt somewhere in the range of $13 trillion, European countries have got some issues too. It seems…

Elastic Lists code open-sourced

Moritz Stefaner, whose work we've seen a few times here on FD, just released his code for Elastic Lists (in Actionscript). For those unfamiliar, Elastic…

Most influential people on Twitter – Cosmic 140

Information Architects just released their annual Web Trends Map, but it's not about the subway and URLs this time around. Instead, it focuses on the…

Conversational Twitter threads visualized

Add another piece to the ever-growing list of Twitter visualizations. What makes Moritz Stefaner's Revisit different is that it focuses on the conversational threads between…

Mapping GitHub – a network of collaborative coders

GitHub is a large community where coders can collaborate on software development projects. People check code in and out, make edits, etc. Franck Cuny maps…

News Topics as Social Network

All news is connected in some way or another. News Dots from Slate shows just that. News Dots scans all articles from major publications—about 500…

Track Mouse Activity On Your Computer

Anatoly Zenkov provides this nifty tool (Mac and PC) to track your mouse pointer. Really simple. Just start it, let it run, minimize the window,…

The Most Efficient Way to Type

Are you using the most efficient typing technique or are your fingers jumping all over the keyboard? If it's the latter, I implore you -…

Canvi & Temps: An Exploration of Science Over Time

Bestiario, the group behind 6pli and a number of other network projects, released their most recent project - Canvi & Temps - that explores the…

Twitter Mentionmap and Correlations at your.flowingdata

your.flowingdata got a couple of cool updates recently. One is based on your interactions with others on Twitter and the other helps you find relationships…

A New Way to Search Images With Google Image Swirl

There's this branch in computer science and statistics for vision research. Normally, if you ever hear about it in the news it's in the context…

The World of Seinfeld

After yesterday's weirdness, I'm in the mood for something light. The show about nothing lasted nine seasons, during which Jerry, George, Kramer, and Elaine interacted…

Detailed View of the Kennedy Family Tree

As far back as I can remember there's always been a mystique around the Kennedy family. It's almost like if you bear the Kennedy name,…

X-Men Universe Relationship Map

Contrary to what a lot people might think they know from the movies, the X-Men universe stretches out quite a ways with lots of characters…

Visual Representation of Tabular Information – How to Fix the Uncommunicative Table

This is a guest post by Martin Krzywinski who develops Circos, a GPL-licensed (free) visualization tool that can help you show relationships in data. This…

Campaign Contributions to the 110th Congress

This network graph shows common contributions between representatives in Congress: A relationship exists between two elements in the visual if they share a relationship with…

Phrase Net Shows the Secret Life of Words

Many Eyes, the social data analysis site, released another visualization tool - Phrase Nets: When you read a book it can feel as if you’re…

Ranking and Mapping Scientific Knowledge – eigenfactor

The Eigenfactor Project and Moritz Stefaner collaborate in these interactive visualizations "based on Eigenfactor Metrics and hierarchical clustering to explore emerging patterns in citation networks."…

Data Visualization Sketches for Google Search Results

Grid/plane, a studio centered in Portland Orgeon, collaborated with Instrument, to visualize media buzz across various social media outlets. The client? Google. Working in tandem…