Measuring the Angle of News

January 14th, 2006 | Filed under: AI, Internet, Mapping, News, Programming | 1 Comment »

Neal Goldman’s Inform Technologies LLC converts news into math as each article is calculated in a multi-dimensional universe of topics to match the relevance to a news reader’s interests. Adding to its unique offering allowing users to dig deeper into stories, the news aggregator now offers audio, video, and RSS.

via businessweek

Greyworld : The Source

January 13th, 2006 | Filed under: Architecture, Internet, Mapping, Programming | No Comments »

Greyworld‘s installation, titled The Source, at the London Stock Exchange is a physical 9x9x9 real-time visualization matrix of market forces. [video]

via Interactive Architecture

Map Projections Archive

December 21st, 2005 | Filed under: Mapping | 3 Comments »

Map Projections hosts a variety of simple line drawn globe projections for download in PDF form.

via Cartography

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Mapping by Time and Budget : Personal World Map

December 3rd, 2005 | Filed under: Internet, Mapping | 3 Comments »

Person World Map by Roxana Torre’s distorts our globe based on travel time and budget parameters set by the user. Find out where you can afford to go.

via Furtherfield

How chill are you?

November 14th, 2005 | Filed under: Internet, Mapping, Social | No Comments »

Coca-Cola is mapping local “chill” levels all around the globe generate Worldchill data “every bit as important as the latest barometric pressure, or the current Nikkei average.” Huh? I guess.

via information aesthetics

Radical Cartography

November 12th, 2005 | Filed under: Mapping | 2 Comments »

Radical Cartography | a collection of unusual mappings
(FF favorites: Boston Figure/Ground, Suicide, Animal/Vegetable, Areacode, North American Rail, Time Zone Studies, Place-Name Etymology)

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Animated Open Street Map

November 11th, 2005 | Filed under: Mapping, Urbanism, Video | 2 Comments »

OpenStreetMap has an animated time-lapse map of eCourier (a courier service in London) movement over a three day period. Watch London pulsate. [video]

via Cartography

ISPOTS : Real-Time Wireless Map

November 8th, 2005 | Filed under: Internet, Mapping, Social, Urbanism | No Comments »

ISPOTS tracks wireless Internet access points on the MIT campus into a visualization of usage patterns in the last 24 hours. [launch (right click to zoom)]
via Cartography

Golden Gate Suicide Map

November 1st, 2005 | Filed under: Mapping, Social, Urbanism | 2 Comments »

The Golden Gate Bridge is the world’s No. 1 suicide magnet, in part because it makes suicide so easy. People jump and kill themselves there, an average of 19 a year. In the peak year, 1977, there were 40 suicides. Some dive not expecting obscurity or oblivion but a kind of grace — a welcoming body of water that inducts the jumper into nature. The SF Chronicle discusses the issues surrounding the Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier (map & timeline).

via Cartography

Flight Patterns

November 1st, 2005 | Filed under: Mapping, Programming, Urbanism | No Comments »

Aaron Koblin‘s Flight Patterns takes data from the FAA and parses them into a series of beautiful visualizations through Processing. [overview video] [3D blobular visualization]