Where is Hasan Elahi right now? After an interogation stint with the FBI, mistaken as an enemy combatant, artist and self declared troublemaker, Hassan, now reveals every detail about his life an FBI agent would want to know. So. . . no need to every summon Hassan ever again. Simply go to trackingtransience.net and locate him (via self imposed gps tracker), see what he’s eaten, where he’s been, what urinals he’s used, etc.
Hans Rosling will teach you a thing or two. Just watch and learn.
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Now, in a paper to be published in an upcoming issue of Physical Review Letters, MIT researchers report that they have visualized for the first time a convoluted tangle underlying turbulence. This work may ultimately help engineers design better planes, cars, submarines and engines.
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Boundary Functions draws a distinct boundary between it’s participants, defining one’s personal zone in real time.
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Thomas Holmes has assembled an animation of Wal-Mart Store Openings spreading across the US from 1962 to 2004.
Nasa's Earth Observatory website hosts various global data visualizations that can be customized into downloadable animations.