Google Labs has released another fascinating tool for researchers. Readers may already be familiar with Google Trends which can chart and reveal trends in search patterns for the last decade. The new tool allows similar analysis of Google's impressive library of digitized books spanning centuries.
Dec 17, 2010 By
With the debut of the latest map of the Moscow Metro, TheCityFix's Jonna McKone takes a look at mass transit maps from across the globe and chats with mapmaker Cameron Booth.
Oct 26, 2010 TheCityFix
"Betaville" is a virtual New York where users can experiment with the built environment and how new buildings will look in the cityscape.
Oct 22, 2010 DNAInfo
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