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The 14 Best Data Visualization Tools

<i>Nishith Sharma is the co-founder of frrole, a social intelligence startup.</i><p>Raw data is boring and it’s difficult to make sense of it in its natural form. Add visualization to it and you get something that everybody can easily digest. Not only you can make sense of it faster, but you can also observe …

NOAA Just Released the Ultimate Desktop Model of Earth

Gloriously popping graphics show CO2 transport, real-time earthquakes, space trash, and tons of other neat stuff.<p>For folks who got super-excited when Google Earth came out, here’s another 3-D model of the world with similarly awesome potential. It’s called the Science on a Sphere Explorer, and it …

Mexico City’s Secret Planning Weapon? Building Bridges

As the rain drew nearer, I tried to get myself back to shelter. Finding my way out of the Bosque de Chapultepec was easy enough — I wove along the …

BusinessWorld | Sanitation crisis imminent in Davao

“... [W]ith nearly all wastewater released into nature without treatment... [an] [u]rban sanitation crisis is imminent in Davao City,” said Oloko …

Six Trending Topics in Web GIS

<i>Analysis, 3D, Smart Mapping, and Other Trends Enable Us to Think About GIS Differently</i>The web continues to have an enormous impact on how we practice …

UN-Habitat releases guidelines on urban planning

THE United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) has released guidelines to provide national governments, local authorities, civil society …

Cities for People

<b>Allison Dutoit</b>, associate partner at <b>Gehl Architects</b> in Copenhagen was in Graz for two lectures at Graz University of Technology and at HDA in May …

Urbanism

There's a Science to Foot Traffic, and It Can Help Us Design Better Cities

China has in the past 30 years become the most urbanized country that has ever existed. More than 450 million Chinese – 1 in 25 people on the planet …