Archives For data viz


lw —  July 13, 2012 — Leave a comment

“Inspired by visualizations of particle collisions at LHC CERN, wordcollider accelerate two phrases against each other on a collision course. The collision split the words up in their letters, their elementary particles, so to speak. After collision, wordcollider visualize a signature for each letter, based on their phonetic characteristics.” See more by Steffen Fiedler

Visualizing 2011

lw —  December 18, 2011 — Leave a comment

A look back at the major events of 2011 using data visualization.

Highly Skilled

lw —  November 28, 2010 — Leave a comment

Highly Skilled Air Traffic Controllers for FedEx route airplanes around a thunderstorm approaching the terminal.

The State of the Internet

lw —  February 27, 2010 — Leave a comment

I often post about data viz. Here’s a nice animated vid that compares internet data across services, outlets and country.


234 million websites

126 million blogs

12.2 billion videos viewed monthly on youTube (US)

1.4 billion email users

1.73 billion internet users

JESS3 / The State of The Internet from Jesse Thomas on Vimeo.