Tagged: data visualisation

Visualising the numbers – The Fallen of World War II - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott May 09, 2017

Today and tomorrow we remember the end of the war in Europe 72 years ago. I think this video provides a fitting illustration of what that war meant to nations and families around the world – and why we commemorate its end. It’s also an excellent example of what can be done with data visualisation. I don’t think I have seen a better … Read More

Visualising metadata - The Dismal Science

Aaron Schiff Nov 04, 2015

Data visualisation typically focuses on the data itself, but in some cases the metadata is interesting in its own right. Lately I’ve been thinking a bit about how to visualise the structure of metadata. Ultimately this could be combined with a data visualisation to make something that coherently shows both the data and its structure. A couple of interesting examples … Read More

Winners of 2013 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge announced - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Feb 07, 2014

And my goodness but there are some stunners this year. It’s difficult to pick a favourite, but I did want to highlight the video below as one of them. Produced by NASA and winner of the video category, it shows the beautifully intricate and dynamic relationship between Sol (our sun) and Earth. How it affects our climate, the effect of … Read More

Scientific collaboration between researchers – map - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Aug 20, 2013

Following my last post, which talked about work which has been done ranking the excellence of scientific organisations around the world, there’s this: a map of scientific collaboration between researchers. Developed by Olivier H. Beauchesne, who makes really interesting data-visualising… Read more › … Read More

Data visualisation shows endless potential - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Oct 06, 2009

A couple of excellent uses of data visualisation software have popped up in the media over the last few days and best of all, both display kiwi innovation at work. Nextspace, the Auckland-based cluster of 3D graphics companies, says it is building a “Visual City” platform for Auckland which would display visually on a 3D map of the new … Read More