Visualizing.org is going global with the Visualizing Marathon 2011, a series of 24-hour student data visualization competitions. Register now for events in Sydney, São Paulo, New York, London or Berlin!
Six years into Europe's grand experiment with carbon trading, its success has been difficult to gauge. A lucid visualization from the British non-profit Sandbag sheds light on the unwieldy world of carbon trading.
Enter the UN Global Pulse Challenge and visualize how vulnerable people across the planet – in their own words – cope with economic crisis.
Most of us get that buying locally is good practice, but few people understand the complex relationship between buying habits and the effects they can have on both our own localities and the world as a whole. This visualization traces the journey from production to community levels.
We were thrilled to see so much great work and take part in the dialogue about data visualization and creative coding this week at Eyeo. As a recap, we've asked Jan Willem Tulp, winner of the Eyeo Visualization Challenge, to write up his highlights from the festival.
This week we catch up with Enrico Bertini, the computer scientist with a penchant for big data, blogging, and helping both scientists and ordinary folks become masters of visualization.