"You feel euphoric you know. Because it's one of the best buzzes personally I've had in my life. Better than any drug. And you know it was just that....It was a feeling of standing up straight against an institution that's been historically has always been brutal, wicked and bad mind towards young people especially young black people."
In collaboration with the LSE, the Guardian's Reading the Riots
project has used a mixture of quantitative and qualitative methodologies to explore the causes of England's summer of disorder.
The Body Snatchers
look at a human and see a nice new home. The Visitors
look at a human and see a yummy snack. The Smarter Planet
people look at a human and see data
. Our planet is alive with data
. Yummy data.
We've very much enjoyed the beautiful work of the NYT graphic and infovisual design staff before
, but what about when those glorious graphs and interactive adventures don't turn out as expected
? Still pretty neat.
does wonderful stuff
with visualization [recently discussed in this excellent FPP
]. To get you started, here's a Radiohead video
that's been making the rounds. [more inside]