ENTRIES TAGGED "visualization of the week"

Visualization of the Week: Mapping Mexico's drug war

Visualization of the Week: Mapping Mexico's drug war

Diego Valle-Jones' interactive map illustrates the toll of Mexico's drug war.

This week's visualization comes from Diego Valle-Jones, who has created a powerful interactive map of the drug-related homicides in Mexico since 2004.

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Visualization of the Week: Politicians' word counts

Visualization of the Week: Politicians' word counts

The New York Times looks at the word counts of presidential candidates.

This week's visualization comes from The New York Times and is an example of the increasing usage of visualizations to make political arguments.

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Visualization of the Week: Visualizing SOPA tweets

Visualization of the Week: Visualizing SOPA tweets

A huge visualization captures tweets from the SOPA protest.

This week's visualization comes from Fred Benenson, who ranked and mapped tweets related to the SOPA protest.

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Visualization of the Week: Visualizing your friends' Facebook likes

Visualization of the Week: Visualizing your friends' Facebook likes

Tony Hirst's Facebook visualization shows "social interest positioning."

Tony Hirst used Google Refine and Gephi to reveal the likes his Facebook friends have in common.

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Visualization of the Week: AntiMap

Visualization of the Week: AntiMap

A mobile mapping app lets users capture and visualize their movements.

The DIY mapping tool AntiMap lets users capture their movements via their mobile devices, then visualize and analyze their movements.

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Visualization of the Week: Mapping traffic casualties

Visualization of the Week: Mapping traffic casualties

A BBC visualization maps every traffic casualty in the UK between 1999-2010.

More than a decade's worth of traffic accident data is plotted out in a BBC visualization. Locations with a history of accidents are hard to miss.

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Visualization of the Week: Visualizing Bach

Visualization of the Week: Visualizing Bach

An artist blends sound and design to visualize the prelude to Bach's Cello Suites.

It's rare when a visualization sounds as good as it looks, but that's the case with Alexander Chen's sonic and visual rendering of Bach's Cello Suites.

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Visualization of the Week: Amazon book recommendations

Visualization of the Week: Amazon book recommendations

Christopher Warnow's viz app reveals the network of recommendations surrounding a book.

A new tool takes a link from a book on Amazon and creates the network surrounding it. It shows up to 100 recommendations associated with the title.

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Visualization of the Week: The big chart of money

Visualization of the Week: The big chart of money

Randall Munroe's new visualization puts money (almost all of it) in perspective.

In an audacious new visualization, Randall Munroe of xkcd takes on money — where it comes from, where it goes and what it buys.

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Visualization of the Week: A better U.S. migration map

Visualization of the Week: A better U.S. migration map

Jon Bruner updates his "American Migration" viz with more data and new code.

Jon Bruner's new and improved "American Migration" visualization lets you click on a specific U.S. county and see where folks move from and where they move to.

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