Archive for the ‘WWW’ Category

HTML/CSS: Nice Boxes Around Your Elements

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Nice examples for boxes around HTML elements here.

Safari Plugin: Glims

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Glims adds a cocktail of features to Safari (Tabs, Thumbnails, Full Screen, Search Engines, Search Suggestions, Forms autocomplete on, Dated download folders, Type Ahead …)

Extract from PDF

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Able2Extract and Able2Extract Professional deliver PDF conversion to formatted Excel spreadsheets and more, including PDF to editable Word documents, PDF to PowerPoint (PPT), PDF to Publisher (PUB), PDF to Autocad, PDF to Open Office documents, PDF to HTML, PDF to Text, HTML to Excel, and Text to Excel.

GIS: Lots of Data

Friday, July 1st, 2011

Natural Earth is a public domain map dataset available at 1:10m, 1:50m, and 1:110 million scales. Featuring tightly integrated vector and raster data, with Natural Earth you can make a variety of visually pleasing, well-crafted maps with cartography or GIS software.

Google Book Search

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Show a “timeline” for words appearing in books. Interesting.

Google Trends

Friday, April 1st, 2011

History of search results. Interesting.

Brisbane floods: before and after

Monday, January 31st, 2011

High-resolution aerial photos taken over Brisbane last week have revealed the scale of devastation across dozens of suburbs and tens of thousands of homes and businesses.

How Much CO2 Is Created By…

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Every action, every event, every person, everything emits a certain amount of carbon. This interactive visualization examines some of those scenarios. Play around to learn some interesting and surprising information about how much carbon is released during various activities.

Check Website From Outside Your Network

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Use ProxyFi

Political Climate

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

What the population cares about is changing each election, and differences between conservatives and democrats are clearly visible.

Who is Funding … ? (SVG Application)

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Interesting application, Flash-like look and feel, but based on SVG.

Refugee Map & Graphics

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Great data visualizations for number and origin of refugees.

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.

Putting Into a New Dimension

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

The concept behind BBC Dimensions is relatively simple: take a specific important place, event or ‘thing’, and overlay these artefacts onto a map of one’s local neighborhood.


Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Great script (in CSS and Javascript) which makes it really easy to display boxplots on a website. Great!

Interactive Map

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Like that one. Lightweight, easy, supply of additional information by mouseover. Really neat.

Public Data and theirs Mashups

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Datamob highlights the connection between public data sources and the interfaces people are building for them.