IBM's THINK Exhibit opened this weekend in New York at Lincoln Center. Featuring live data visualization, a first-of-a-kind immersive film across 40 screens and giant interactive stations, the exhibit explores how we can make the world work better.
What happens when 620,000 lenders fund 615,000 entrepreneurs, students, and other microfinance borrowers around the world?Five+ years of Kiva loan activity, in full color. Thanks to all the lenders, borrowers, partners, and team members who brightened this map - and helped to change lives in the process.
The man behind the Norway bombings and shootings wrote a link-filled manifesto. To show the vast spread of websites he cites, and how they linked to each other, Guardian News turned to French visualisers Linkfluence.This map shows those relationships between sites. To appear on it does not make anyone responsible for Breivik's actions. Rather it shows how a conspiracist mind can twist perfectly normal stories into a threatening and dangerous pattern. For each site on the map, you click the dot to go there directly - and it then illuminates all links to other sites. The sites have been divided by category - click on the icon with three circles in the right-hand corner to see the sites grouped. Yellow links show who the site has linked to; red links show who has linked to itvia www.guardian.co.uk
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Interesting unless you already knew these: sitting closer to the mirror gives you smaller blind spots; sitting farther from the right side is why you need “Objects in mirror are closer than they appear” (a curved mirror).via theory.stanford.edu
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Live interactive demo: live
Live interactive demo: livevia Mark from EpicGraphic.com
Trash Track visualizes individual traces of trash objects. Everyday objects at some point in their life cycle are declared of no more use by their owners and cross the fine line between being a proudly owned utility item and a trash object.