mapping & visualization

word visualizations like you’ve never seen before…

These are incredible. Stefanie Posavec visualized Kerouac’s On The Road in a really clean, incredible way. Using variables of sentence length as well as topic categories of her own construction, she can give you a bird’s eye view of the book. And she has used the same dataset in several different illustrations, each with a feel of their own. Pretty, poetic.

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2D Barcode Scanners Allow Geo-Spatial Tagging

Semapedia.org is a project that allows users to tag places with a cell phone scannable barcode. Cue DIY geo-tagging…

real/virtual mix
mapping & visualization
tagging & organization

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NetVis Module - Dynamic Visualization of Social Networks

An interesting Open Source application that allows you to model a set of data into a social network map. I have not yet had a chance to tinker with it, so I don’t know how extensible it is. Have a play

real time & interactivity
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A Case Scenario Diagram

A pretty complete decision tree of which technology to use for which need: wikis, commercial groupware, videoconferencing, blogs, IMs, or email
Also an interesting example of questions used as the guiding format for this case scenario diagram.

URL: http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/when-to-use-email-when-not-to.html

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dialog, logic & rhetoric
distribution & publishing
push/pull & mashups
specific formats
real/virtual mix
social network theory
mobile applications
identity & self representation
ranking, voting, & feedback
crowdsourcing & aggregation
community & grouping
tagging & organization
groupware & collaboration
real time & interactivity
mapping & visualization
directories & resources

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World Sunlight Map

A cool mapping site with a few different maps to switch through. From the site:

Watch the sun rise and set all over the world on this real-time, computer-generated illustration of the earth’s patterns of sunlight and darkness. The clouds are updated every 3 hours with current weather satellite imagery.

URL: http://www.die.net/earth/

 

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