Simulation of Flight Routes

March 14th, 2014

Pixelio – Kostenlose Bilddatenbank

January 22nd, 2014

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Sehr n├╝tzlich, eine kostenlose Bilddatenbank, Pixelio.

Lexical Distance Among the Languages of Europe

January 14th, 2014



Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

January 14th, 2014



Boyd Varty: What I learned from Nelson Mandela

December 21st, 2013
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Mapping the Global Footprint (on Biodiversity Loss)

November 27th, 2013

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Interesting website which “tracks” the impact on biodiversity loss through consumption.

JSON/XML Viewer Plugin for Safari

November 20th, 2013

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Really nice tool to turn JSON into a readable format. Great!

TED: Embracing DIFFERENT: Patrick Linehan

November 4th, 2013

Raw Data Visulaizations – From Excel to RAW to Ilustrator

October 15th, 2013

Interesting application which can bridge a bit the space between Excel data and Illustrator visualization work.

Indicator Display

September 17th, 2013

Nice example of an attractive and both visual and textual display of indicators.

From an Excel-Chart to a nice looking one

September 2nd, 2013

Nice evolution from a standard (and as such published) Excel chart to a nice, innovative looking one (although perhaps a bit more challenging to read).

A Web Site Designed

September 2nd, 2013

Nice way of showing how much time and effort goes when into a website design.


Formula for counting percentages between negative values

August 14th, 2013

Say, you have “300” and “-300” as two values and want to calculate the percentage change between them. With the formula

  "=(A2 - B2) / ABS(B2)"

it’ll do it.

HexFiend – Editing In Really Large Files

July 5th, 2013

It’s not really an editing tool. But it can be used a bit as such. And you can read really big files (several GB large) with it. Really helpful. HexFind.

Land Grab Data

July 4th, 2013

Very interesting data and some really nice graphics on land grabbing.

What are the secrets of a great WikiTalk?

June 27th, 2013
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Landsat Global Mosaic

June 11th, 2013

Nice online browser/atlas with Landsat global mosaic @ 14.5 meters (?).

Convert Almost Anything

May 15th, 2013

Cool tool which enables one to convert almost anything, SVG to image, Image to SVG, Music formats, …. Great! Or here for audio/video files if the file is larger.

Datavisualization Tools

March 13th, 2013

Data visualization tools grow steep in numbers. Difficult to catch up with all developments. has a nice overview over some of these.

Climate Vulnerability Monitor

March 12th, 2013

Interesting & informative data portal on environmental and climate change/vulnerability stuff. Well presented.