Architects Anu Mathur and Dilip da Cunha say that activism drives their work: "Rather than waiting for a commissioned project, we ask the first question, frame the issue and propose possibilities," say the two in an interview with PLACES.
Jul 4, 2010 Places
A visual city data mapping tool called CityTracking is one of the winners of this year's Knight News Challenge, a journalism competition that seeks out innovative communication ideas for the changing news media.
Jun 24, 2010 Knight Foundation
A new infographic from <em>GOOD</em> tracks population shifts in New Orleans, giving a visual representation of the changes underway in the troubled city.
Jun 17, 2010 Good
Google has launched a new experimental effort to visualize much of the public data it now searches and displays.
Mar 15, 2010 Los Angeles Times
Last year I had the opportunity to teach a graduate course on "Web 2.0 for Policy and Planning" at the University of Southern California's School of Policy, Planning & Development.
Mar 11, 2010 By
A picture's worth a thousand plans - at least when it's a "photo-realistic visualization." Designer Steve Price's detailed 3D flash animations show towns what empty streetscapes and drab buildings could look like with a little bit of planning.
Mar 8, 2010 Grist.org
A flood of government data is going public, but on its own it is relatively boring and useless. A flood of new data visualization tools are hoping to change that.
Nov 21, 2009 CNN
Researchers from Georgia Tech are blending real-time video with imagery from Google Earth to create dynamic visualizations of urban places. [Video]
Sep 28, 2009 Popular Science
Once again, US Air (a.k.a. US-SCARE) has made my life difficult. I was hoping to fly back from Myrtle Beach, SC to Denver yesterday and they cancelled my flight (Myrtle Beach is where the GeoTools conference was and a meeting of the Ecosystem Based Management Tools Network). Opinion
Mar 6, 2009 By
Is it possible to condense
two weeks of soaring rhetoric by politicians
into a single graphic? Let's find out.
In my last post I covered free online tools for creating
information graphics. Here is a look at another Opinion
Oct 23, 2008 By