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.

Drawar | Dieter Rams and the 10 Principles for Good Design: Part 1, Part II

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?