Category: Visualization

3rd Party Digg Tools – Can you Digg it?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Brian Shaler hosts a fantastic collection of Digg visualization tools at Some of these tools include the Wheel of Upcoming Stories, the Digg RADAR, and DiggTaggr Data Visualization. Music Visualization

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lee Byron at has posted an article illustrating some visualization using the social music service.

Advanced Network Performance Visualization

Reading Time: < 1 minute Information Aesthetics (infostetics) recently posted an intriguing article on a new network monitoring product called Netcosm. “Netcosm is one of many technology projects underway in the NetQoS Performance Labs and is one example of research on advanced visualization techniques to make complex network performance data simple…. Using color, shape, speed, size, changes in sound tone…
Read more

Housing Prices Rollercoaster

Reading Time: < 1 minute Information Aesthetics recently posted this great video that illustrates US home prices since 1890 as a rollercoaster ride!

Reactable: Tangible Music Visualization

Reading Time: < 1 minute This video is pretty amazing. Find out more about Reactable here. “The reactable is a multi-user electro-acoustic music instrument with a tabletop tangible user interface. Several simultaneous performers share complete control over the instrument by moving physical artefacts on the table surface and constructing different audio topologies in a kind of tangible modular synthesizer or…
Read more


Reading Time: < 1 minute Nikon has released a nifty flash application called Universcale. From their website: “We are able to view all entities, from the microworld to the universe, from a single perspective. By setting them up against a scale, we are able to compare and understand things which cannot be physically compared. Today, using the electron microscope and…
Read more

Use Mind Maps to Achieve Your Goals

Reading Time: 4 minutes Why is it that the beginning of the year always feels electrical with the excitement of *this year* being the one where you achieve all of your most important goals? Like most people, starting on New Year’s, I spend time thinking about my goals, write many of them down, and start taking action. While I…
Read more


Reading Time: < 1 minute I just caught an article on O’Reilly Rader titled “Pipes and Filters for the Internet“. Yahoo has announced a nifty new service called Pipes. According to their site: “Pipes is an interactive feed aggregator and manipulator. Using Pipes, you can create feeds that are more powerful, useful and relevant.” AND “Pipes is a hosted service…
Read more

Genealogy of Influence Redux: Visualization with Many Eyes

Reading Time: 2 minutes The other day I posted about an intriguing project by Mike Love called The Genealogy of Influence. You can check out his blog here. Since I also recently blogged about the Many Eyes project by IBM, I thought it would be interesting to see if I could take Mike’s original data and upload for visualization.…
Read more

Shared Information Visualization

Reading Time: < 1 minute IBM recently announced a new project called Many Eyes. According to their website: Many Eyes is a bet on the power of human visual intelligence to find patterns. Our goal is to “democratize” visualization and to enable a new social kind of data analysis. In a nutshell, Many Eyes brings information visualization to the masses.…
Read more