data visualisation

TOTD hears that this will be the “next big thing”.  We’ve looked at Wordle before but here are more:

http://www.bewitched.com/ has some interesting examples – particularly the Name Voyager

and here’s a delightfully library oriented lot:

http://www.infochembio.ethz.ch/en/holdings.html

Now why can’t all data be presented in this way?!

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One comment on “data visualisation
  1. Emma says:

    I’ve always liked that Baby Name one – and thanks for reminding me about Many Eyes – I’d forgotten about it.

    Have you also seen Gapminder ( http://graphs.gapminder.org ) – that’s pretty impressive. I tihnk that they use the same software to generate the visualisation tool in http://twitter-friends.com

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