I love visualizations, and quite enjoyed this new tool by Linked In. It did a pretty good job on the clustering, blue is IBM, green is OpenStack, red is Wesleyan, the purple at the bottom is basically 3D internet/OpenSim folks, and the orange/grey lobe is MHVLUG and other local folks in the area.
You can generate your own one here.
Thanks to XKCD for making this Radiation Chart available on the web. This will help you visualize and understand the various levels of radiation. Simple things to know, you get 3x the amount of radiation by living 50 miles from a Coal plant than you do from living 50 miles from a Nuke plant.
…because I’ve seen this a couple of places now, and more people should realize that cutting taxes on > 90% of americans is being called raising taxes by the media.
…because expanded offshore drilling isn’t going to do anything except destroy the rest of our fishing industry.
Above is one of the many cool visualizations already in many-eyes (direct link here for rss readers that don’t display it), a social visualization site from IBM. I’d heard a little bit about the site but after today’s session at MIT thought it was time to check it out further. It’s a little slower than I like, but pretty neat regardless. Plus, the Pork / Capita numbers are pretty telling.
Here’s what my delicious links look like via wordle:
I’m amused, and love visualizations like this.