Category Archives: Visualization

Building 3D Cartogram Globes

  When we consider traditional cartograms, often our first thoughts are towards maps of poverty or wealth. Furthermore, we very expect to see a vector or raster based representation rather than a real world image. This post explored two aspects … Continue reading

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Creating the UCL hand drawn map of London.

So it’s been about 2 months since we created the map and now seems an appropriate time to tell its story. Like all good projects, the idea came up in conversation and quickly got put into motion. With the generous … Continue reading

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Data Visualization with Sacmeq StatPlanet

A new discovery for me, StatPlanet by http://www.sacmeq.org/ provides an excellent visualization platform for a reasonable number of per-loaded datasets. The standard GUI provides a number of supporting statistics including temporal change. The temporal change graph is placed above the … Continue reading

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UK Unemployment in R

The  country is bleeding. This title was first used on the flowing data Blog when displaying unemployment figures in the United States (available http://goo.gl/iMnH2). In the case of the flowing data map the unemployment data is displayed on a standard projection of the … Continue reading

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Zombie map of the world.

Mapping Zombies… Though not the first idea that comes to mind when considering the power of Google. This map highlights some of the potential of the service. The map was created by Dr Mark Graham, Taylor Shelton, Monica Stephens and Matthew Zook of the … Continue reading

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