Scientific evidence for popular health supplements from information is beautiful [Snake Oil not included]
The globe of economic complexity is a beautifully trippy interactive dot-based map of $15.3 trillion or world trade, each glowing dot encoding $100 millions worth of exports (poster). It is based on the Atlas of economic complexity by Harvard University Data Visualisation Fellow Romain Vuillemot and developed by WikiGalaxy creator Owen Cornec.
The Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2014 celebrate excellence and beauty in data visualizations, infographics and information art.
The 2013 Information is Beautiful Awards Winners have been posted.
- Data Visualization Shortlist
- Infographic Shortlist
- Interactive Shortlist
- Motion Infographic Shortlist
- Tool Shortlist
The Information Is Beautiful 2012 Awards shortlist has been announced. Featuring lists categorized by
- Infographic infodesign
- Data visualisation
- Interactive visualisation
- Data journalism
- Motion infographic
- Tool or website
Taste Buds is a visualization of complementary flavors, sourced from patterns found in lots and lots of recipes. For those of us not blessed with a chef's instincts.
Is Vitamin C worth taking or not? Does Echinacea kill colds? Am I missing out not drinking litres of Goji juice, wheatgrass extract and flaxseed oil every day? A generative data-visualisation of all the scientific evidence for popular health supplements by David McCandless and Andy Perkins. (Still Image) (data) [via] [more inside]