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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 flash map creation software. Use…

Gas Prices Over Time, 2000-2006

While on the subject of gas prices, Foreign Policy has a graph of the prices per gallon of gasoline from 2000 to 2006. With the US at the lower tier,…

America Wins in Petrol Consumption per Day

A very simple graph from The Economist (spiced up a bit with a picture of a delicious gasoline droplet) that quickly gets its point across. The United States uses a…

Visualization of Taste Explosions from Ratatouille

By now, I'm sure everyone has heard of Pixar's most recent movie, Ratatouille. If you haven't seen it, I HIGHLY recommend it. Not only is it beautiful animation and a…

History Over Space and Time

As a representation of history over time and space, Maps of War does a pretty good job of displaying the information in the form Flash animations. It's quite simple really.…

Twittervision Adds a Third Dimension

Twittervision is a Google Maps mashup using the Twitter RSS feed. As people post to Twitter, you see the map move from location to location all around the world. It's…

Difficulty Visualizing Social Networks

We need to interact with others. We crave connections with friends and strangers. Something inside makes us need to converse with others so that we don't go crazy. As I…

Proof is in the Picture of Data

Akamai is a technology company that deals with routing and online business. They optimize routing over the Internet using the data they collect from servers setup in 71 countries. Or…

Focus Cloud: Tag Cloud with a Twist

Everyone's familiar with tag clouds, but Aaron Bassett put a slight twist to the now commonplace clouds. Aaron calls them Focus Clouds. Basically, they're still tag clouds, but instead of…

Increasing Energy Awareness Through Design

The folks with STATIC!, a project led by the Interactive Institute in Switzerland, have been working on some really cool stuff. Their research is focused on interactive design that not…