Archive for October, 2010

TED Talk: Hans Rosling: The good news of the decade?

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Refugee Map & Graphics

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Great data visualizations for number and origin of refugees.

Pakistan Flood Put Into (European) Perspective

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Difficult to grab the impact of the pakistani flood for someone who doesn’t exactly know the size of Pakistan. So, here, a quick composition of Pakistan and its flood, overlaid onto Western Europe.

Satellite Sensors & Resolution

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Nice resumé of current satellites and their characteristics.

File Downloader

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

Neat utility (also with Firefox plugin) to download a bunch of files via HTTP from a server.

Citation Strength

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

This visualization gives an overview of the whole citation network. The colors represent the four main groups of journals, which are further subdivided into fields in the outer ring. The segments of the inner ring represent the individual journals, scaled by Eigenfactorâ„¢ Score. In the initial view, the top 1000 citation links are plotted. Line size and opacity represents connection strength.

Map Your Moves

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Nice visualization of people moving from one place to another.

Statistical Mapping

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Nice Web GIS application from the swiss government.