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Islamic Sects, Schools, Branches & Movements

Sunni? Shia? Hanbali? Ismali? Deobandi? Taliban? ISIS? A visual guide to the major notable sects, schools movements within Islam. Much confusion and chaos reigning in Iraq, amid the complex territorial,…

Antibiotic Resistance

A lot of fear and furore around the increasing resistance of bacteria to antibiotics. We took a look at the numbers. See our visualisation. The datasheet has more info: http://bit.ly/KIB_Antibiotics…

Bouncing Graphic Replays Human Heartbeat Dynamics of Yesterday

Bouncing Graphic Replays Human Heartbeat Dynamics of Yesterday

One Human Heartbeat [onehumanheartbeat.com] by data scientist and communicator Jen Lowe displays the dynamics of Jen’s heartbeat from about one day ago. The data is captured by a Basis B1…

Browser Plugin Maps Your Browser History as a Favicon Tapestry

Browser Plugin Maps Your Browser History as a Favicon Tapestry

Iconic History [shan-huang.com] by Carnegie Mellon University interaction design student Shan Huang is as simple as it is beautifully revealing. The Chrome browser plugin resulted as an accidental discovery while…

LEGO Calendar: a Tangible Wall-Mounted Planner that Can be Digitized

LEGO Calendar: a Tangible Wall-Mounted Planner that Can be Digitized

The LEGO Calendar [vitaminsdesign.com], developed by design and invention studio Vitamins, is a wall-mounted time planner that simply can be photographed to create an online, digital counterpart. The calendar is…

HubCab: Mapping All Taxi Trips in New York during 2011

HubCab: Mapping All Taxi Trips in New York during 2011

The densely populated yet beautiful HubCab [hubcab.org] by MIT Senseable Lab is an interactive map that captures the more than 170 million unique taxi trips that were made by around…

CODE_n: Architectural-Scale Data Visualizations Shown at CeBit 2014

CODE_n: Architectural-Scale Data Visualizations Shown at CeBit 2014

I guess that CODE_n [kramweisshaar.com], developed by design agency Kram/Weisshaar, is best appreciated when perceived in the flesh, that is at the Hannover Fairgrounds during CeBit 2014 in Hannover, Germany.…

Sorting: Understanding How Famous Sorting Algorithms Work

Sorting: Understanding How Famous Sorting Algorithms Work

There are quite a few visualizations of sorting algorithms out there, such as at sorting-algorithms.com and sortvis.org. “Sorting” [sorting.at], developed by Nokia data visualization designer Carlo Zapponi, brings some innovation…

HereHere: Mapping the Concerns of NY Citizens as an Iconographic Map

HereHere: Mapping the Concerns of NY Citizens as an Iconographic Map

Here Here [herehere.co], developed by Future Social Experiences (FuSE) Labs at Microsoft Research, expresses neighborhood-specific public data by mapping it as text labels and cartoon-like iconography. The data is based…

$5000 Dataviz Challenge: Design a Page of My New Book

I got stuck visualising a dataset for my new book, Knowledge is Beautiful (US UK). I wondered if you could help? It’s a dataset on the price of a human…

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