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
An introduction to free tools for creating interactive information graphics.
Aug 20, 2008 By
Visual communication is becoming more sophisticated in
planning, however many online image sources are restricted and require payment for use. Others,
such as flikr.com and Google Images are extremely useful but have uneven quality Opinion
Jul 31, 2008 By
What better way to envision the future of a city than with a cartoon?
None, I say!
Mar 21, 2007 By