Data Visualization Eye Candy

By way of Mashable, I give you another stunning and addictive data visualization, Tag Galaxy. Based on the Flickr API, this Germany-based tool is simple to use. Start out by entering a tag, and you get a “galaxy” of related tags. Here’s the “oracle” galaxy:

Data Visualizations

After a slow Twitter weekend, I stumbled across a new Twitter tool, TwittEarth, via Mashable. This is a beautiful representation of Twitter’s public timeline, similar to twittervision, but with goofy avatars in 3D. It reminds me a lot of the work stamen design has done with Digg, e.g. arc. The visualization shows how many people… Read More