Tag: World

DataViz as Maps: Maps that Shaped the World (BBC News)

Source: Paul Kerley, BBC News Magazine, February 6, 2015, http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-30840318. Bursting with information and often incredibly beautiful – maps do more than just showing you where you are, or where you might be going. Here we tell the stories behind some fascinating examples. The recently published Times History of the World in Maps features documents from…

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Infographic: The World’s Biggest Data Breaches (Information is Beautiful)

Readers: Happy New Year! In late November, presumed North Korean hackers targeted Sony Pictures Entertainment in an unprecedented cyber attack. This resulted in the exposure of thousands of sensitive emails from Sony executives and threats to release more if the release of the film “The Interview” wasn’t canceled. While this breach was indeed historically devastating, it’s not the first successful cyber attack…

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Disney DataViz: 2010-2015 Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Donut

Readers: In the past, I have blogged about Dave Shute’s 2014 and ’s 2015 Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar. Dave’s site is yourfirstvisit.net blog and discusses everything you need to know for your first visit to Walt Disney World. Recently, Fred Hazelton of touringplans.com posted a variation of Dave’s calendar showing years 2010-2014 and 2015 projected.…

Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar 2010-2015

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Infographic: The Insane Amount of Unoccupied Space in the World’s Tallest Buildings

Readers: Matt Shaw, recently posted this blog on the Architizer web site. Mr. Shaw is an architecture writer, editor, etc. interested in political aesthetics, interaction design and comedy as formal generator. Matt is the founder and co-editor of Mockitecture, a half-manifesto/half-satire collection of architectural debauchery. He has worked for the Columbia Laboratory for Architectural Broadcasting…

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