is an analytical tool that measures the popularity of trending topics on wikipedia. You can compare up to four topics and generate nifty embeddable graphs.
posted by peacay
on Mar 26, 2009 -
You used to be able to ask Edward Tufte
questions on his website
. He disabled the new questions part a few years ago so only a topic or two a month comes out now. But the old topics form years long conversations running to tens of thousands of words, generally polite and insightful. Here are some excellent threads: recommendations for graphing software
, Book design: advice and examples
, Medical information exchange: The patient, doctor, computer triangle
, Evidence and assumptions in tree diagrams
, Airport maps
, Advice for effective analytical reasoning
, a celebration of Megan Jaegerman's news graphics
, Design of causal diagrams
, the merits of ISO paper sizes
posted by shothotbot
on Feb 27, 2009 -
Trackulous - Track Anything.
There have to be ten dozen ways to track your weight online
. MeFi users track thteir social athletic accomplishments at WeEndure
. But what if we wanted to track (and graph) Javelinas Sighted, Cookies Tossed, Fights with Boyfriend, or any other user-defined numerical quantity over time? And what if we wanted to share our statistics with our friends? For that, Trackulous
- a simple, elegant, mobile-friendly web tool.
posted by ikkyu2
on Nov 19, 2007 -