The country is a mosaic of languages.
We’ve experimented with it though I know it annoys a lot of people.
What do you think? Yay or nay?
Last year, Cities named ten of its favorite metro datasets of 2011 from cities across North America, illustrating the breadth of what we might learn (regarding mosquito traps! misplaced vehicles! energy consumption!) in the still relatively young field of urban open data. For this year’s installment, we’re going one step further. Sure, raw data is great. But useful tools, maps and data visualizations built with said data are even better.
Do you want some inspiration to create a visually stunning - yet fully optimized - data graphic? Well, let’s go back about a 140 years… Handsome Atlas [handsomeatlas.com], developed by Jonathan Soma of Brooklyn Brainery, provides a stunning new online interface to a large collection of beautiful data visualizations from the 19th century. While all the visualizations shown can already be found in some long list at the US Census website, this website is specifically designed so to encourage you to explore, investigate and enjoy.
A Periodic Table of Visualization Methods
THis chart shows IMBD rating, Box Office, Nominations and Wons. Interesting chart with good information density. Did you know that best movie according to IMDB didn’t won any Oscar?
Rendering 3D immigration data with LEGOs
(via information aesthetics)