Worldmapper Visualizations

Worldmapper is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest.” [via] See how the map of the world changes when you look not just at land area, but at other factors, such as population, GDP, import/export flows, or HIV infections. There are literally hundreds of map projections. This would make a cool demo for <a href=http://conferences.oreillynet.com/where2006/Where 2.0, I think..

If you like this kind of thing, also look at Hans Rosling’s amazing visualizations at gapminder.org.

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  • Zef

    Obviously New Zealand isn’t part of the Worldmapper equation (it never seems to change shape) – or are we just perfect for everything?

    But I like the concept…

  • Search Engines WEB

    Worldmapper is a good idea for today’s society which seems to respond to Visual-oriented information and general categories…

    But common sense should tell Worldmapper to indicate what percentages or numbers each of the various the information obvious.