If you haven’t seen this already, it’s worth a look. If you have, it’s worth another look. Thanks to Mashable for the YouTube version of the video. A group of developers at Facebook have created this fantastic data visualization of Facebook network data overlaid on a globe. They’re calling it Project Palantir, (an LOTR reference),… Read More
Earlier this year, a friend of the ‘Lab, let’s call him Jim, asked me to open up email subscriptions for this little blog so he could consume his AppsLab goodness by email. Through Jim’s crusading, we now have 17 subscribers by email. I think each of you should thank Jim with flowers or chocolates. Anyway,… Read More
I haven’t blogged about our OpenSocial progress since Rich finished up his last mockup revisions a few weeks ago. Not a whole lot to report, Rich got pulled away to work on a Mix hardware upgrade for a week, then he took a well-deserved break. My guess is he’s refreshed and back cranking out the… Read More
As Justin pointed out yesterday, Oracle.com unveiled a very cool 2.0 (or dare I say, 2.0+) application called Oracle Events. This is a very useful mashup of the Oracle events calendar, Google Maps (surprise!) and a combination of Siderean Seamark and Oracle’s own Secure Enterprise Search. Many of you will recognize the semantic features that… Read More
More maps for the data visualization junkies, I can’t believe I forgot to share this social networking map of the world from Valleywag. Full-size original.
By way of O’Reilly, this is cool, if you like data visualization. Internet Architects, a Japan-based design firm, maps “the 200 most successful websites on the web, ordered by category, proximity, success, popularity and perspective” to the Tokyo metro system, complete with placement symbolism for insiders. Another tidbit from last week, is this article from… Read More
I recently caught a demo of Hans Rosling’s software which provides a pretty amazing visualization framework for understanding relationships between data. In this demo, Hans analyzes, by country, infant mortality vs GNP over the course of about 100 years. Like all great presentations, if forces you to re-think how you view something – in this… Read More