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A Wikipedia For Data Visualizations Is Here

The Data Viz Project has more than 150 types of visualizations.<p>You have one dataset, and countless ways to visualize it. Bar chart? Tree graph? The dreadful pie chart?<p>Now all your options are in one beautifully designed location: the Data Viz Project, which has more than 150 types of data …

Data Visualization

Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers seek replacement logo through public competition

Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers have launched a public competition to source a replacement logo for Kenjiro Sano's controversial withdrawn design.<p>The …


An Alternative History Of The Web’s Origins

Vannevar Bush’s 1945 essay on a Memex device anticipated the Web. Or so they say. Enter Paul Otlet, who explored “electric telescopes” in 1934.<p>Historians have generally credited Vannevar Bush for conceptually paving the way for the creation of the World Wide Web. In his 1945 essay, <i>As We May Think</i>, …


Do You Want to Write?

I’m once again writing with a product from the folks at iA — Writer Pro. I gave their first product, iA Writer, a good long try last year, but …

Facebook Is Using Your Profile to Track Global Urban Migration Trends

New Perspectives - What's Wrong with TED Talks? Benjamin Bratton at TEDxSanDiego 2013 - Re:Think

AI Startup Says It Has Defeated Captchas - MIT Technology Review

Captchas, those hard-to-read jumbles of letters and numbers that many websites use to foil spammers and automated bots, aren’t necessarily impossible …

Appropriating Interaction Technologies ("Social Hacking") at ITP by @laurmccarthy @kcimc

A gorgeous, colorful look at the cellphone signals we never see

Invisible signals are all around us, and now we can finally see what we've been missing. Data visualization artist Nickolay Lamm created psychedelic images of the cellphone signals that live in the air, but are invisible to us.<p>At first glance, the visualizations look like tiny mountains illuminated …

The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology

At TEDIndia, Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data -- including a deep look at his …


Designing The Innovation Economy: Using Technology To Shape The Future City


10 Seconds of Extreme Trading in Blackberry

Culture | WIRED

Movies & TV<p>Jodie Foster Answers the Web's Most Searched Questions<p>'Hotel Artemis' star Jodie Foster takes the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answers …

Social Media Portraits Of 11 Cities, Mapped As Digital Sunflowers

Brendan Dawes applies a mathematical equation to Twitter chatter to create some of the most gorgeous data visualizations we’ve ever seen.<p>In mathematics, there is a particularly beautiful equation called the Vogel Spiral. To a nonmathematical mind, the formula seems arcane and impenetrable, but give …

Social Media

CreativeApplications.Net on Twitter: "EE - Digital city portraits by Brendan Dawes (@brendandawes) |"

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Elon Musk Conceives New 'Hyperloop' Transportation System: Neither Plane, Train, Boat Nor Car. Is it ET3?

Last year at an event in Los Angeles, Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed he'd come up with the idea for an entirely new form of transportation. He called …

Elon Musk

Tapestry Conference

Storytelling is the most powerful way<br>to put ideas into the world today.<p>Mon, 13 Mar 2017<p>The 5th annual Tapestry Conference was held on March 1st, …

Should We Put A QR Code On The Planet Money T-Shirt?

As you may know already, we're making a t-shirt that tells the story of its own creation. To do this, we were planning to put a little QR code and a url on the back of the shirt.<p>A QR code looks like the little square on the left over there. You scan it with your smartphone, and it takes you …