Visualizing the Impact of the World Wide Web
We’re offering $4,000 in prizes and the winner will be invited to attend a World Wide Web Foundation event in 2014 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the web.
If you are interested in participating, register for the challenge here.
We’ve provided the data in XLS files and have compiled a data set for you to use in the challenge. For the full data set and additional Web Index resources, click here.
UPDATE (12/2/13): We have revised the file for the Challenge data to address some discrepancies. Also, please note that the Primary Data sheet has been removed and can be accessed by visiting http://data.webfoundation.org/webindex/v2013
We encourage you to use other open data sets.
First Prize: $3,200 and one (1) invitation to attend a Web Foundation event in 2014 to celebrate the Web’s 25th anniversary.
Honorable Mention: $500
Student Prize: $300
After uploading your entry on Visualizing, click ‘Enter This Challenge" to select and submit your visualization.
UPDATED DEADLINE: Monday, February 10, 2014
Winner Announcement: Thursday, February 27, 2014
Gabe Trodd, The Web Index
Hania Farhan, The Web Index
Jan Willem Tulp, TULP Interactive
- Understanding (10 Points): How effectively does the visualization communicate? How well does it help you make sense of this issue?
- Originality (5 Points): Are the approach and design innovative?
- Style (5 Points): Is the visualization aesthetically compelling?
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