(If anyone has a better link for this project, please let me know)
Wes Grubbs shared his Comparison Between the Bible and Quran – a visualization showing the frequency of words used in both texts. You can run a search on a specific word.
We Feel Fine is an exploration of human emotion, in six movements by Jonathan Harris and Sep Kamvar. The project scrapes the web for statements made "I feel ____" or "I am feeling _____." These statements, and other data regarding the source of the statement, like location are used in the We Feel Fine visualization. What is not totally obvious is that We Feel Fine has an API allowing you to connect into their database of feelings. Check it out!
A beautiful animated and interactive way to see the evolution of Darwin's On the Origin of Species over time as with each edition of the book, more content was added, other content was clarified or removed. Watch as each edition of the book is "written" and hover your mouse over to read the text. Built with Processing.
Jer Thorp, Data Artist in Residence at the New York Times presented the latest in the Cascade project. This exploratory tool shows a complex chain of events related to the sharing of New York Times articles via social media. Through multi-dimensional presentations, 3D, a "pruning" operation to reveal the backbone of the cascade, you can see the evolution of the chain of events in sharing, conversations, and discussions.