mesmerizing- will buy
February 20, 2013, 2:16am
February 03, 2011, 12:10am
San Francisco crime mapped as elevation.
(via flowing data)
n.b. this particular map is only for prostitution.
is there one for chicago?
June 11, 2010, 10:53pm
January 18, 2010, 7:01pm
January 07, 2010, 8:26pm
saw this interesting and dramatic graphic of health care costs and life expectancy in the december issue of National Geographic (click here to view a zoomable image). I believe their goal is to show that increased health care spending (in the US) does not lead to increased life span.
over at ptsblog, jon peltier discusses why this isn’t the best way to present the data (namely, lines between 2 y-axes don’t display a correlation well), revamps (with an x-y scatter plot sized by number of doctor visits), and ends up with this (where the US is still a dramatic outlier!):
January 04, 2010, 8:11pm
50 Years of Space Exploration in One Infographic.
(via information aesthetics)
October 19, 2009, 7:58pm
September 25, 2009, 11:29pm
hi I would like to have this.
(buy it at historyshots.com)
September 09, 2009, 6:49pm
Charles Darwin’s "On the Origin of Species" can be called one of the most important works in the history of science. It evolved over 13 years, published in 6 editions; for instance, the famous notion of “survival of the fittest” did not appear until the 5th edition of the text.
Ben Fry visualizes all the edits and additions introduced in each edition of the work in his latest project titled “On the Origin of Species: The Preservation of Favoured Traces" [benfry.com]. The different revisions are color-coded over a greeked version of the text at pixel-scale. The visualization starts with a full display of the 1st edition, and presents a "replay" of the order of edits over time, with the edits from the 2nd edition building up from left to right, over to the 3rd, and so on…
The data stems from Dr. John van Wyhe, et al. who run The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online.
September 09, 2009, 6:45pm
Awesomely Bizarre Venn Diagram Blobs Of What Mythical Creatures Are Composed Of!
August 28, 2009, 3:44pm