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Javascript InfoVis Toolkit – New Version Released

As we've seen, javascript is growing into a viable solution for visualization on the Web. John Resig ported Processing to javascript about a year ago…

GOOD Magazine’s Infographics Now Archived on Flickr

You know all those infographics that you like so much from GOOD Magazine? Well they're all in one place now in their Flickr archive. Head…

Possible Futures of Twitter Visualized

We all know Twitter has taken on a life of its own. With the very open API, Twitter allows developers to create countless applications on…

Déjà Poo: Turning Wastewater to Nonpotable Water

This infographic from Wired explains how Living Machines work to combine waste management and a garden in an office lobby. Honestly, I'm posting this for…

11 Informative (and Fun) Infographics About Beer

It's Friday. It's summer. It's time to relax in the backyard with an ice cold beer in hand. As you consume your beverage, here are…

Google Analytics Data Made More Informative

A large majority of us who have websites use Google Analytics as our traffic monitor, and why not? It's free, it works, and it provides…

Worldwide Obama Buzz Visualized

In celebration of Barack Obama's 100th day as the 44th President of the United States, the MIT SENSEable City Lab visualized mobile phone activity during…

Open Source Data Visualization Framework – Axiis

Axiis, an open source data visualization framework in Flex, was released a few days ago under an MIT license. I haven't done much in Flex,…

Indieprojector Makes it Easy to Map Your Geographical Data

Axis Maps recently released indieprojector, a new component to indiemapper, their in-development mapping project to "bring traditional cartography into the 21st century." Indieprojector lets you…

Death Penalty Laws Around the World

With their usual flare, GOOD Magazine maps the death penalty around the world according to Amnesty International. Here we see that the philosophy varies quite…

Pixel City: Computer-generated City

Pixel City is a procedurally-generated city by Shamus Young. For the non-coders out there, this essentially means that based on a certain set of rules,…

Bubbles Galore in Analysis of Banks’ Financial Health

Andrew Garcia Phillips and Stephen Grocer of The Wall Street Journal compare the financial health of 19 major banks according to recent government stress tests.…

Maps of the Seven Deadly Sins

Geographers from Kansas State University map the spatial distribution of the seven deadly sins in the United States. These types of maps are always kind…

50 Cars to Make One Bus?

Flygbussarna, a Swedish coach bus company, in partnership with the Acne marketing group, assembled 50 cars into one bus to highlight the production of carbon…

Interaction Design Pilot Year Churns Out Great Student Projects

In a collaborative initiative between Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design and The Danish Design School, the Interaction Design Pilot Year brings together students and faculty…

37 Data-ish Blogs You Should Know About

You might not know it, but there are actually a ton of data and visualization blogs out there. I'm a bit of a feed…

Here & There: Horizonless Perspective of Manhattan

Jack Schulze provides this horizonless view of Manhattan: Here & There is a project by S&W exploring speculative projections of dense cities. These maps of…

10 Visualizations for Number of Days to Pay Your Taxes

A couple weeks ago, FlowingData ran another Visualize This challenge. I posted a dataset on the number of days it takes the average person in…

Spectrum of Online Friendship

This graphic, from Mike Arauz, describes different levels of online friendship, starting at passive interest (read your blog but not much else) up to investment…

What Drugs Pose the Greatest Danger?

While The New York Times continues to produce excellent work, GOOD Magazine has been churning out interesting graphics on the other side of the spectrum.…

Is Your Country Involved in Open Source?

Red Hat, an open source leader best known for their Linux distribution, maps open source activity around the world. If you're not a developer or…

Tracking Swine Flu Worldwide – Where and How, Plus Data

Just about everywhere you go there's something in the news about swine flu, and so naturally, when I first heard about it, I waited for…