Posts Tagged ‘infographic’

Seasonal Flu vs Pandemic Flu Infographic Game

A new interactive infographic that works as a game aims to teach people about the similarities and differences between the seasonal Flu and the pandemic Flu (Avian, Swine, take your pick).  It’s an isometric game that borrows alot of it’s visuals from infographic theories. Here is a game that allows you to learn more about […]

Twitter trending topics graph

Meg Pearson has a fun chart on Flickr showing the life of a trending topic on Twitter.  It’s a somewhat satirical, somewhat truthful, look at how a topic slowly grows in waves before being drowned out by the mass of people talking not about the topic, but about the topic’s popularity (the “meta summit”).

Where have all the fish gone?

Per capita fish consumption has nearly doubled in the last 50 years, and that’s leading to a thinning of fish populations around the globe.  GOOD magazine is back with another stunning infographic showing how certain species of fish may not be around much longer. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations measures how […]

Visualizing the US and China Trade Relations, the popular personal finance site, has an interesting infographic exploring the trade deficit between the US and China. What’s interesting is exactly what the US imports, stuff like machinery and toys and as much steel and iron as it does shoes. And what we export — high-tech stuff like airplanes and medical equipment and, […]

Showtime’s History of Weed

Showtime has created a fun little 2-minute infographic about the history of Cannibis (Weed, Marijuana, etc) since it’s first uses in ancient China.  A neat combination of CG, charcoal, modeling, and compositing, it’s a fun watch.  See it after the break.

50 great examples of infographics

Francesco Mugnai has recently compiled a fantastic list of 50 great infographics available on the web.  Definately worth checking out. 50 great examples of infographics –

Who is Coming to America?

GOOD Magazine has a cute visualization of US Immigration statistics mapped onto a US Flag, a creative combination of a Pie Chart style visual with a well-known visual. Immigration may have taken a back seat during the financial crisis, but the issue still needs resolving. While illegal immigrants sneaking over the border is still a […]

Hans Rosling wows TED with Data Visuals

In a recently released TED Talk, Hans Rosling talks about one of the world’s deadliest and most understood diseases: HIV.  Relying heavily on statistical infographics, he shows how a good visualization can incredibly change the understanding of the situation.  Narrating the animated graph like a sportscaster, it’s a high-energy presentation. What sets Rosling apart isn’t […]

Bank Stress Test Results Interactive Chart

The Federal Reserve completed the bank’s stress test a few weeks ago and announced the results last week.  The Wall Street Journal has compiled the results into a neat interactive chart allowing you to see how each bank ranks in terms of capital needed, Tarp funds and market cap, amongst others. The Federal Reserve directed […]

BBCcharts British military fatalities in Afghanistan and Iraq

Taking a tip from the New York Times, the BBC has released an interactive tool for analyzing statistics of soldier deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan.  You can organize the data by date (back to 2001), cause of death, branch of service, rank, gender, and age, allowing an amazing look at the data.  They also have […]

Is Information Visualization the Next Frontier for Design?

Information Visualization is becoming a huge eye-catcher for websites like the New York Times, who have discovered that infographics can not only present data in a useful way, but in a visually appealing way to catch viewer’s attention.  FastCompany asks, is this the next frontier for graphic design? You’ve seen them. Those tag clouds in […]

NPR Visualizes The U.S. Electric Grid

NPR has a new interactive infographic online showing the US electric grid in its current state and with the projected expansions, location and outputs of power generating facilities, solar power, wind power, and state-by-state breakdowns.  It’s a huge amount of information presented in a nice easy-to-digest overview format. NPR: Power Hungry: Visualizing The U.S. Electric […]