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 June 2011:
The Numbers Guy (WSJ) | A Full Plate of suggestions for USDA
blprnt | All The Names: Algorithmic design and the 9/11 memorial
Software and Art | Amanda Cox: Making illustrations better with an annotation layer
Abhishek Tiwari | Bubble sets: Revealing set relationships with isocountours over existing visualisations
Buzzdata | Noah Iliinsky on good visualizations
Excel Charts | Change bad charts in Wikipedia
Toronto.ca | Wellbeing Toronto - a new web-based measurement and visualization tool that helps evaluate community wellbeing across the city's 140 neighbourhoods
CR Blog | Cannes round-up
Fell in Love with Data | Data visualization is NOT useful. It’s indispensable.
Eyeo Collection | An unofficial, community-driven collection of inspirations and discoveries from the Eyeo Festival 2011
Flowing Data | Find everywhere you can go in 15 minutes or less
Carlacasilli's media psychology | Concluding part 8 of the excellent series of posts about information visualisation, a new visual language.
Fell in Love with Data | Guest post: From killer questions come powerful visualisations
FlowingData | GeoCommons 2.0, now with more mapping features
Design Mind | Google Health’s failure to bring meaning to data
Fast Company | Google helps journalists make data more informative, and beautiful
Meaning in Communication | The science of persuasion
10,000 Words | Newspaper Map: The coolest way to visually surf newspapers
Vimeo | Video: OECD Better Life Index: Design Variations
Rev Dan Catt | Of Data Scientists, Big Data, the City and Dancers
Idea Transplant | Why designers cannot for work free...
Line 25 | Showcase of impressive design process explanations
Target Point Consulting | Seeing is Remembering
Eager Eyes | The Camera metaphor of visualization use
Bissantz | The eight commandments of good visualization
Till Nagel | TileMill for Processing
Datavisualization.ch | Travel time and housing prices map
Infosthetics | Twitter visualizes the geographical spreading of information
Very Small Array | Overlap between Academy Award Nominees, Best Picture and the Top 10 Highest Grossing Films per year (1928-2010)
Visualizing.org | Q&A with Enrico Bertini
Perceptual Edge | Does GE Think We’re Stupid?