Tagged: friday video

Ring of Fire – Animated Map of World Earthquakes (Jan 1 – Mar 12, 2011 GMT) - Seeing Data

Chris McDowall Mar 13, 2011

This video was made very quickly and could use some work. I post it here in case you find it interesting. I suggest you watch it full-screen, in high definition with scaling off. [vimeo width=”680″ height=”383″]http://vimeo.com/20966740[/vimeo] The animation depicts two and half months of 2011 USGS earthquake data. Blue circles represent deep seismic activity recordings (>= 40km deep). Read More

Friday morning video — Touchable Holograms - Seeing Data

Chris McDowall Oct 08, 2010

My jaw dropped when I saw this video of researchers at Tokyo University creating holographic images that “feel” like physical objects. The technology uses ultrasonic waves to create a sensation of pressure on the hands of people interacting with the hologram. When inaudible sound waves emitted by a set of ultrasonic transducers interfere, they can create a focal point … Read More

Friday morning video – Journalism In The Age of Data - Seeing Data

Chris McDowall Oct 01, 2010

If you are at all interested in data visualisation, please find 50 minutes to watch this excellent feature by Geoff McGhee. Journalism in the Age of Data explores how programmers, designers and journalists are creating visualisations to understand datasets, tell stories and encourage curiosity. There are great interviews and intriguing examples throughout. Highly recommended. [vimeo width=”651″ height=”366″]http://vimeo.com/14777910[/vimeo] … Read More

Friday morning video – Asteroid Discovery From 1980 – 2010 - Seeing Data

Chris McDowall Sep 10, 2010

An incredible video created by Scott Manley shows the locations of known asteroids starting in 1980. As asteroids are discovered they are added to the map and highlighted white so you can pick out the new ones. Armagh Observatory host a current map of the solar system where you can see a two dimensional projection of known near-Earth objects. Read More