There are so many so-called special days now in our calendar (from Winnie the Pooh Day to National Answer your Cat’s Question Day – really?), you might be forgiven having missed this one. 11.1 or 11th of January is World …
This art project uses data from the US Digital National Forecast Database to produce a zoomable map showing an animated tracery of lines to depict wind direction and speed. http://hint.fm/wind/
“This is rather fun!” write E contributing this: http://graphwords.com/ She’s right! For those who are visually oriented and love words.
This excellent piece of 3D animation is part of The Scottish 10, a project that uses 3D laser scanning to create exceptionally accurate digital models of Scotland’s five UNESCO designated World Heritage Sites, plus five international ones, as part of …
Twitter recorded the highest ever rate of sustained tweets during the buildup to news that Osama bin Laden was dead, as shown by this graphic. http://www.flickr.com/photos/twitteroffice/5681263084/
It’s some time since we had something on Twitter statistics. Here’s an interesting visualisation that takes advantage of HTML5 and cloud computing to show where in the world people have been tweeting in the past hour. http://aworldoftweets.frogdesign.com/