Tag Archives: Data Visualisation

Data in motion: Depressing, beautiful warning for the Baltic Sea

A data visualisation (of sorts) of ship traffic throughout the Baltic Sea (I’m part Danish; we call it Østersøen, meaning ‘East Lake’…it might be one of the few instances of Danish megalomania…I mean, we did used to rule most of … Continue reading

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Internet empires makes Google look like Queen Victoria

If you want the short version – this is Google’s world, we just live in it. And you should post that on Facebook, as well as on Google+ Evidence? Check this map: Some words to go with that would be: … Continue reading

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What is your country the best at?

Sometimes data journalism is a great way of engaging people with facts that can make them laugh and smirks, think and reflect as well as worry and contemplate the consequences of what you’re showing them. This map of what various … Continue reading

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Our current world redrawn as Pangea

During the late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic eras, around 300 million years ago, all the world’s continents were joined in one super-continent, known as Pangea. It basically looked like this: Some out there in cyberspace thought: ‘Hey, that looks cool. … Continue reading

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Just what sort of geek are you?

A rather nice visualisation of the geek family tree (of course, some of us would want a check list where we could tick off about 75 per cent of the categories):

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The periodic tables of Star Wars and Middle Earth

Ever wondered about certain elements of the plot of the Star Wars movies? Or what building blocks make up the world of Middle Earth? Well then look no further, because here you have the periodic tables of both Star Wars … Continue reading

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Site that makes you feel like the God of Twitter..and makes pretty maps

A new site called Tweetping visualizes Twitter activity as it happens, on a global scale. The result is, well, mainly aesthetic – which, of course, means that it look puurrty. Here are a couple of examples: I’m not sure if … Continue reading

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