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Archive for August, 2009

Vis: How Different Groups Spend Their Day

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

picture-110Again, great (interactive) graphics from the NYT.

FlashEarth

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

picture-109See the earth from above via different providers – Microsoft, NASA, Yahoo… Nice and quick.

Automatic Legends for Proportional Symbol Maps

Monday, August 17th, 2009

picture-104Great app, that demonstrates self-adjusting legends for proportional symbol maps. Legends only display intermediate symbols for round values (for example 100, 250, 500, 1000, 2500, etc.). The legend will always display a set of appropriate intermediate symbols, even when the minimum and the maximum values are very large or very small.

Britain eats

Monday, August 17th, 2009

picture-103Source

A Magic Wand for Selecting Text in Adobe Illustrator

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

findreplacefontsadvancedA tool for Adobe Illustrator to make it easier to select type in Illustrator by attributes like font family, style, size, and fill color.