Information Is Soil
February 10, 2011 2:56 AM Subscribe
posted by Bora Horza Gobuchul (6 comments total)
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is the New York Times'
current Data Artist in Residence. He creates information-rich animations, most recently of the latest Kepler candidate extrasolar planets [previously]
; also a global render of people's uses
is a designer, artist, and biker: his work includes visualisations of Facebook breakups over the course of a year
and Hollywood box office revenues, 1986 - 2008
is an "information journalist"; his blog, InformationisBeautiful.net
, has been linked
on the blue
, but you might enjoy this overview of his work and others at TED
. Similarly, Hans Rosling, also mentioned previously
.A lot of the content is extremely Flash-heavy; full-screen mode is recommended for the videos. Most of the visualizations were built using the Processing language, but if you wish to play around with simple data visualisation with no programming, you might want to try GapMinder.