May 2013
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Chineasy
Chineasy is a visual-based learning system which teaches Chinese characters, simple stories & phrases. Their aim is to “bring down the great wall of Chinese language” by combining Chinese characters with pictograms. 
May 3rd
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April 2013
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Apr 29th
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Magazine Article on Infographics
Way back in December I co-wrote an article all about creating infographics, for the print edition of .net magazine. I have just been reliably informed that you can now read the full article online over on their website. Exciting!  Nothing quite beats a good spread in a magazine, though (^_^)
Apr 29th
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Apr 23rd
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Apr 14th
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Apr 11th
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Apr 9th
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“There’s a strand of the data viz world that argues that everything could...”
– Amanda Cox, 2013 (Read the full article)
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March 2013
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Mar 23rd
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Mar 19th
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Mar 19th
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Mar 18th
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Mar 7th
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February 2013
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Feb 26th
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Feb 25th
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An Interactive Analysis of Tolkien's Works
A visually rich repository of graphs and interactive visualisations that take a look at the many written works of Tolkien. If you’re either a data geek or a Tolkien nerd, you’ll love what the LOTR Project has put together here.  Using charts and visualisations to analyse keyword frequency, common words… character mentions… … and sentiment View more at The LOTR...
Feb 21st
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Feb 15th
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Feb 10th
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Gender-Based Harassment in Tech →
A disheartening post from Sarah Parmenter about the realities of gender-based harassment in the conference circuit
Feb 4th
January 2013
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Jan 31st
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Handmade Data Visualization
Wonderfully simple but effective handmade charts by Attus Adriano.  View more over on Adriano’s website
Jan 29th
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Jan 25th
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Jan 24th
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Jan 24th
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Jan 23rd
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“If your day isn’t awesome, maybe be one of the kind and friendly people...”
– Wise words from Wil Wheaton
Jan 23rd
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Map of the Known Universe
A beautifully designed infographic pamplet that provides a nice, little introduction to the wonders of the universe. Designed by Spencer Charles The pamphlet, in its entirety. Full of nice little tidbits. You can also buy a print of this beauty for just $15 over at Greenwood Space Travel Supply Company
Jan 22nd
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Jan 18th
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Jan 18th
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Jan 16th
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“As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most...”
– ~ Buddha
Jan 16th
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Visualisation App to Track Your Mood
As part of the Quantified Self Movement, there are plenty of apps out there to track your fitness and health goals, but what about your mood? Well, Expereal, a mobile app by Jonathan Cohen, lets you do just that. Expereal allows you to track your emotions as they happen, by entering the time, date, place and feeling, with which you can then: …rate and analyse your life through data...
Jan 15th
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Cult Movie Maps by Andrew Degraff
Want to track the travels of your favourite movie characters? Well now you can with these wonderful maps by Andrew Degraff that literally plot the movements of the main characters through a number of cult films. Such a simple idea, but so cleverly executed!  Indiana Jones Star Wars IV North by North West View more over examples of Degraff’s awesome project over at the 1988 Gallery
Jan 11th
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Jan 7th
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Jan 4th
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My 2012: A Snapshot
As I head into 2013, I wanted to take a quick moment to reflect on 2012. First off, I can’t believe where the time has gone. It seems like barely a few weeks ago that I was writing a similar post this time last year. It seems to have flown by, and that’s part of the reason why I think taking a step back and looking at the year as a whole is an incredibly positive thing to do. For me...
Jan 2nd
December 2012
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Merry Christmas, Everybody!
Here, have an overused pie-chart joke (^_^) Have a wonderful holiday, everyone! 
Dec 23rd
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Dec 21st
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Google Santa Tracker
Google has created this charming Santa Tracker which will use Google Maps to track his journey around the world on Christmas Eve.  On his sleigh, arguably the fastest airborne vehicle in the world, Santa whips from city to city delivering presents to millions of homes. You’ll be able to follow him on Google Maps and Google Earth, and get his stats starting at 2:00 a.m. PST Christmas Eve at...
Dec 20th
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Dec 18th
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Dec 17th
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Dec 14th
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Dec 5th
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November 2012
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Nov 30th
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Nov 27th
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A Visual Timeline of the Future Based on Famous...
Check out this wonderful timeline by Georgia Lupi depicting a series of future events as predicted by famous fiction.  (Click image to enlarge) Georgia explains a little about the creation process: The visualization is built on a main horizontal axis depicting a distorted time-line of events (in fact we put them regularly, in sequence), starting our future-timeline in 2012. The y-axis is...
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