At the end of each month I pull together a collection of links to some of the most relevant, interesting or thought-provoking articles I’ve come across during the previous month. If you follow me on Twitter - and now Google+ too - you will see many of these items tweeted as soon as I find them. Here’s the latest collection from July 2011:

Bloom Blog | Creating new worlds

OUseful | Visualising Twitter Friend Connections Using Gephi: An Example Using the @WiredUK Friends Network

Charlie Park | Edward Tufte’s “Slopegraphs”

Stamen | Introducing Map Equals Yes | How We Visualized 23 Years of Geo Bee Contests | In Graphics Issue 2

Eager Eyes | Want to Make A Chart Memorable? Add Junk

Fell In Love With Data | The Data Visualization Beginner’s Toolkit #1: Books and Other Resources

Official Google Blog | Catch the London Underground with Google Maps

Infosthetics | iPhone Fireflies: Mapping the Movements of iPhones in Europe

Infosthetics | People Movin: Revealing the Immigration Patterns in the World

InfoVis HFKB | This site presents the results of the course on Information Visualization held by Moritz Stefaner at HfK Bremen in the summer semester of 2011. For the final projects, the theme was "mapping you, mapping me".

Drawar | Laws of Simplicity — Law 4: Learn

Drawar | Redesigning And Re-Thinking The News

Adobe Labs | Adobe Edge Preview - Motion and Interaction Design for HTML5

Londonist | Data Visualisation Shows London’s Twitter And Flickr Traffic

IEEE Spectrum | When the Problem Is the Problem

MOMA | Talk To Me Exhibition 2011

Online Journalism Blog | Cleaning data using Google Refine: a quick guide

O'Reilly Radar | Google+ is the social backbone

Smart Data Collective | Pushing the Data Visualization Envelope: an Interview with Tableau’s Ellie Fields

BBC | Outriders: Visualised journeys, interview with Nathan Yau

Dashboard Insight | Special Interview With Stephen Few, Dashboard and Data Visualization Expert

Fastco Design | Fineo Creates Tufte-Worthy Diagrams With Just A Few Clicks

Fastco Design | Infographic Of The Day: Cellphone Calls Reveal The United States's Invisible Ties

Datablog | Data journalism at the Guardian: what is it and how do we do it?

Juice Analytics | Wow vs. Ah-ha: Artists and Practitioners in Data Visualization

KD Nuggets | Ben Shneiderman talk on Information Visualization for Knowledge Discovery

New York Times | World Bank is Opening its Treasure Chest of Data

Data Doodle | How to analyze unfamiliar data: circle, dive, and riff

Perceptual Edge | Data Blooms in Beauty and Truth

Scientific American | Thinking by Design: The science of everyday beauty reveals what people really like—and why

Statistical Graphics and more | Statistical Graphics vs. InfoVis (More on this next month...)

UX Matters | How Cognitive Fluency Affects Decision Making

Epic Graphic | The Data Cake

10,000 Words | A year in the life of the New York Times homepage

Columbia Journalism Review | A Visualization of Newspapers’ History | (now Trulia) provide detailed information about life quality of different city districts with the TenderNoise project.

Datablog | The new world map: download it for yourself

Excel Charts | My Personal Data Visualization Library

Fell In Love With Data | How to Become a Data Visualization Freelancer | Interview with Moritz Stefaner

Eloqua | 16 Experts Answer, “What makes a great infographic?”

Guardian Environmental Blog | Map lays bare landscape of UK in intimate detail

Data Viz Schedule for O'Reilly Strata Conference
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