Best of the visualisation web… March 2012 (part 2)

At the end of each month I pull together a collection of links to some of the most relevant, interesting or thought-provoking web content I’ve come across during the previous month. If you follow me on Twitter you will see many of these items shared as soon as I find them.

Here’s part one of the latest collection from March 2012 (see part one):

Junk Charts | Discussing high-effort graphics | Critique

Flowing Data | Innovation History via 6,000 Pages of Annual Reports | Visualisation

The Telegraph | Budget 2012 graphic: Where does my tax money go? | Interactive Visualisation

Stamen | Surging Seas: sea level rise in your community | Article/Project

FastCo Design | NASA Creates Picture Of Our Night Sky, Using 2.7 Million Photos | Article

Forbes | Information Visualization: Cartography for the 21st Century – interview with Manuel Lima | Interview

Guardian Data Blog | New York’s energy use mapped in patchwork infographic | Map Visualisation

Ben Willers | You are all explorers now | Visualisation/Article

Style | Behind the Lines: Building ‘Guantánamo Detainees’ | Visualisation Narrative

Big Think | The World’s Largest Atlas: Cheers Bests Klencke | Mapping

Guardian Data Store | Nasa’s animations: from the perpetual oceans to the surface of the sun and moon | Article/Visualisations

Hint.fm | ‘This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US’ | Mapping/Visualisation

SND | Twenty-five infographics lessons from Malofiej 20 | Article

Periscopic | Recent HTML5 Data Visualizations: Specifically Designed for the iPad | Projects

Mashable | Financial Times Unveils 70-Foot Interactive Wall in Grand Central Terminal | Visualisation

Jack Hudson | Infographic project produced for UK TV Channel 4 | Infographic

Interactive Infographics | Datavis in documentary | Article

Sansumbrella | “Drawing Water is a constructed landscape shaped by the relationship between where water falls and where it is consumed within the United States” | Visualisation

SND | Full winners list: SND Best of Digital Design | Article

Guardian Data Blog | What is a Data Scientist? | Article

Infosthetics | Showing Where Tweets Actually ‘Go’ in 3D | Interactive Visualisation

Stamen | Behind the scenes of the new watercolor mapping tiles | Process Narrative

TEDTalks | Andrew Stanton: The clues to a great story | Video

Software Studies | Lev Manovich, “How to Follow Software Users? (Digital Humanities, Software Studies, Big Data)” | Paper

Stanford University | Infographics for a Post-Flash World | Slideshow

 


Presenting the top five most popular posts on Visualising Data during March:

1. Personal reflections on Malofiej 20 – March 25th, 2012

2. ‘Visual.ly Create’ – Infographic design automation tool – March 12th, 2012

3. Slides from my Malofiej talk – March 26th, 2012

4. Visualizing.org Sprint: An experiment in collaborative visualisation – March 1st, 2012

5. Malofiej, Big Data Con and other site news – March 15th, 2012

 

Finally, many thanks to my site sponsors, Instant Atlas and Jess3, for their continued support.

2 Comments

Mark JohnstoneApril 11th, 2012 at 10:55 pm

Damn you Andy! I was just up to date with all my reading. And now this!!!! Only kidding, great list as always.

Andy KirkApril 12th, 2012 at 8:21 am

Cheers Mark, sorry to burden you with more content to work through!