As I seem to be on a bit of a roll with data visualisations and infographics lately, I thought I’d share this very informative link I just stumbled across 10 tips for Designing Infographics

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This is such a wonderful infographic

Michell Zappa

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“In order to study the spatial and material qualities of wireless networks, we built a WiFi measuring rod that visualises WiFi signal strength as a bar of lights. When moved through space the rod displays changes in the WiFi signal. Long-exposure photographs of the moving rod reveal cross sections of a network’s signal strength.”

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The 2010 Social Media Map

August 12, 2010

This updated map is based on this by XKCD

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Pulse of the Nation

July 27, 2010

I love data visualisation, in fact I was given a wonderful book entitled “Information is Beautiful” by David McCandleless as a present a few days ago… anyway I just stumbled across this on Mashable

The video shows the mood in the U.S., as inferred using over 300 million tweets, over the course of the day. The maps are represented using density-preserving cartograms more info here