Tweet-Bokeh-O-Rama
Visualization • May 9, 2013

Tweet-Bokeh-O-Rama

Transmissions from a new project on the data frontier:

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Literally Billions
Visualization • April 8, 2013

Literally Billions

Last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the world’s population topped seven billion, and now stands at approximately 7,077,490,000 as of noon Eastern, April 8, 2013.

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Petri Dish
Experiment • January 30, 2013

Petri Dish

Now, for your amusement, a pure HTML5+Javascript interpretation of computer science classic The Game of Life:

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Above Sea Level
Visualization • November 14, 2012

Above Sea Level

Hurricane Sandy stripped the political haze from one of climate change’s core truths: when the oceans rise, they’ll submerge land, inundate homes, and destroy lives.

How high will the seas swell? And how fast? No one knows for certain.

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We love to mine, smelt, purify, and otherwise manipulate data. Please take a gander at some of our classic visualizations:

The Color Strata

The Color Strata

I’m an incorrigible data hound. So, once the tempting aroma of XKCD’s color name survey results tickled my nose, I had no choice – but to run to the dining room, stand up on my hind legs, and yank that statistical top sirloin off the table. Om nom nom yum yum yum!

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Kung Fu Typing

Kung Fu Typing

If you’re one of the fortunate few who’s successfully completed a typing class, dance those ballerina fingers across the keyboard, you lucky devil!

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A Disturbance In The Force

A Disturbance In The Force

Imagine, if you will, the burger force – a field of energy radiating from every freshly-cooked patty, earth-penetrating and inverse-squared with distance, that compels the hungry carnivore to seek out and devour the well-done ground beef at the source.

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