• Here in the UK it’s Friday afternoon. And for lots of us, that means it’s nearly "beer o’clock". Fed by data from the World Health Organisation, a new online application by Zenoid shows h...
  • A nifty web app by The Swiss Federal Office of Topography (swisstopo) shows Swiss topographical changes over the years from 1844 up to 2012. The map you see in the app is fed by several, ...
  • Shakespeare utilised no fewer than 28,829 different words across his entire works. The brainy git. Intrigued, digital strategist Matt Daniels used token analysis to determine a selection ...
  • As well as being the editor of data-driven journalism website, FiveThirtyEight, Nate Silver is a burrito fan. Big time. Over several years he’s not only been eating and enthusin...
  • Here at IIB towers, we spend most of our work-time neck-deep in data. It's what we do. However, thanks to a new PlayStation game, we might well find ourselves immersed in data d...
  • We're opening up the nomination process for the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards! Now you can put forward someone else's work you’ve liked via this form and we’ll ask them to submit it. Tweet your suggestions with #iibawards and we’ll retweet.

    It doesn’t matter how straightforward or complex your nominated project is - we’re looking for data visualizations, infographics, interactive visualizations, motion infographics, dataviz tools or websites that have impressed you so much that you wish you’d created them yourself.

    Five random suggesters will bag a free copy ...

  • All in the glorious pursuit of data visualisations, Nicholas Felton has been noting the minutiae of his daily activities since 2005. Why? In order to create and publish an “annual report”...
  • Two men dressed in shiny boxer shorts pummeling each other until one is victorious is not, usually, a pretty site. However, in this poster – (Irish designer Aiden Grennelle's ho...
  • Ladies and gentlemen, we are floating in space! “A Spacecraft For All” is a Google Chrome Experiment that functions as simulation of the flight path of ISEE-3 spacecraft. As wel...
  • Taxi Trails uses live GPS data from taxi journeys to show where the locals in Stockholm actually go. If you want to know where posh people hang out at the weekend, or where hipsters spend their weekday evenings, it’s all here.

    The map shows popular areas by heat, so it’s also easy to find the not-so-obvious destinations, as well as info on restaurants and other attractions.

    Great work from Swedish ad agency, King.

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