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Exploring Ball Locations and Player Behaviors in Basketball

Exploring Ball Locations and Player Behaviors in Basketball

“Game on!” by Fathom Information Design is an exploratory visualization prototype that allows users to parse through a basketball game’s data, to investigate the behaviors and patterns in terms of…

On The Role Data Visualization Plays in the Scientific Process

On The Role Data Visualization Plays in the Scientific Process

In a new exhibition titled Beautiful Science: Picturing Data, Inspiring Insight [bl.uk], the British Library pays homage to the important role data visualization plays in the scientific process. The exhibition…

Google Maps Gallery Highlights Specialized Maps based on Public Data

Google Maps Gallery Highlights Specialized Maps based on Public Data

Google recently launched a dedicated Maps Gallery [google.com] to showcase a collection of hand-picked maps from several preferred organizations, such as the National Geographic, the U.S. Geological Survey or the…

Visualising Mill Road: Informing Communities by Infographics in the Street

Visualising Mill Road: Informing Communities by Infographics in the Street

Visualising Mill Road [visualisingmillroad.com] by Lisa Koeman, Vaiva Kalnikaite and Yvonne Rogers from ICRI Cities was a community project that combined citizen participation and public data visualization to inform a…

Mapping All Intercity Bus Routes in the U.S.

Mapping All Intercity Bus Routes in the U.S.

AIBRA, short for American Intercity Bus Riders Association, has recently released a detailed map [kfhgroup.com] containing all the intercity bus lines currently in operation within the U.S. Not surprisingly, the…

Dancing Statistics: Communicating Psychology to the Public through Dance

Dancing Statistics: Communicating Psychology to the Public through Dance

Do you know what correlation, variance, frequency distributions, sampling and standard errors are? If not, you now have to chance to learn each of these statistical concepts via the medium…

Canvas Shows All the Lint Generated by a Clothes Dryer during One Year

Canvas Shows All the Lint Generated by a Clothes Dryer during One Year

The concept is original, yet simple. Assistant Professor of Arts Technology Rick Valentin and his partner created a life-size physical visualization of all the lint that they collected from their…

Selfie City: a Visualization-Centric Analysis of Online Self-Portraits

Selfie City: a Visualization-Centric Analysis of Online Self-Portraits

Selfie City [selfiecity.net], developed by Lev Manovich, Moritz Stefaner, Mehrdad Yazdani, Dominikus Baur and Alise Tifentale, investigates the socio-popular phenomenon of self-portraits (or selfies) by using a mix of theoretic,…

Selfie City: a Visualization-Centric Analysis of Self-Portraits

Selfie City: a Visualization-Centric Analysis of Self-Portraits

Selfie City [selfiecity.net], developed by Lev Manovich, Moritz Stefaner, Mehrdad Yazdani, Dominikus Baur and Alise Tifentale, investigates the socio-popular phenomenon of self-portraits (or selfies) by using a mix of theoretic,…

3D Globe Visualizes the Flows of Food-Aid Funding among Countries

3D Globe Visualizes the Flows of Food-Aid Funding among Countries

WFP: Country Donors and Recipients [wfp.org] by Santiago Ortiz shows all World Food Programme (WFP) funding from 2003 to present as flows among individual countries. Each country on the low-polygon…