5 visualizations to inspire you [Nov 21]

Posted on November 21st, 2008 in Cool Infographics & Data Visualizations - 1 comment

The best 3d pie chart ever

The best 3d pie chart ever

We all know that 3D pies are not a very good way to express your story. I guess this one is an exception we all are happy to make [via PTS Blog]

How to solve problems – Interactive visualization

How to solve problems - Interactive visualization

This interactive visualization shows how to solve problems in a methodical way. It has great graphics and explains complex models used in problem solving in an interesting way.

How deep in a sh*t people are

How deep in a sh*t people are

Ok, this is the kind of graph that makes you go “wtf?… Really”. Some one with few dollars and a sense of humor built a site just to show how many search results are there for each of the variations of the phrase “oh sh*t”. The fun part is they created the logo of the site from the number of search results each “i” has. (although first few seem to be kind of normalized..)

Using wikipedia and google maps to find the city boundaries

Using wikipedia and google maps to find the city boundaries

Maps always fascinate me. Their ability to connect one information to another to weave a story is just great. This one showcased above outlines the city boundaries based on the wikipedia articles (I guess it uses the geo-tagging of the articles done by authors to find the best possible rectangle to highlight)

Instant panoramas of cities of the world

Instant panoramas of cities of the world

This is another creative map application using which you can see 360° panoramas of the world cities. Just click on a point in the map (they don’t have panoramas for all cities yet) and go browsing. In a way it is similar to Microsoft’s Photosynth, but uses map interface and limited to user uploaded panoramas. [via Tech Crunch]

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One Response to “5 visualizations to inspire you [Nov 21]”

  1. Jon Peltier says:

    You inspired me, all right. My only excuse is that it's late and I'm tired (see the comments for 3D Pie Charts).

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