Interactive Inspiration [2]

The most interesting interactive projects that came our way this week.

August 31, 2012  |  CATEGORIES: News

Another week comes to an end, and that means it’s time for a look back at the interactive graphics and features released during this time. As usual, feel free to tip us off on Twitter or Facebook, in case you find other examples of interactive inspiration we might have missed.

Here are this week’s picks:

Younger Africa | The Wall Street Journal

Younger Africa

(image: The Wall Street Journal)

At the Republican Convention, the Words Being Used | The New York Times

At the Republican Convention, the Words Being Used

(image: Mike Bostock and Matthew Ericson | The New York Times)

(seen at Information Aesthetics)

Republicans in NYC | WNYC

Republicans in NYC

(image: WNYC)

Comparing Isaac to Katrina | The Wall Street Journal

Compare Katrina to Isaac

(image: The Wall Street Journal)

Musomap

Musomap, find musicians with this Google Map

(image: Musomap | Google Maps)

(HT Google Maps Mania)

Choosing a school next to home | in.gr

Choosing a school next to home

(image: Konstantinos Antonopoulos | in.gr)

(thanks to Konstantinos Antonopoulos for sharing this one with us)

Impact of Tobacco Exposure in patients with Multiple Sclerosis| KVS Studio

Surveyed patients tobacco exposure

(image: KVS Studio)

Olympic medals final count| France Info

Olympic medal count

(image: France Info)

Mapping Mars

Mars open data mapping - Landing Sites

(image: Chris Herwig | Github)

(we talked about this one here.)

Spain on Fire | Espanaenllamas.es

Mapping the fires in Spain

(image: espanaenllamas.es)

Forest Fires in Spain | 20 minutos

Forest Fires in Spain


(image: Carlos Gámez Kindelán | 20 minutos )

Refugee crisis in Syria | Financial Times

Crisis in Syria

(edition: Katie Carnie; development: Caroline Nevitt | Financial Times)

Residential Property Price Index | The Irish Times

And in case you missed last week’s projects, here they are:

Fire forecasts across the United States | NPR

Fire forecasts across the United States

(image: NPR)

(via Flowing Data)

Drake equation: How many alien civilizations exist? | BBC

Drake equation: How many alien civilizations exist?

(image: BBC)

Amazon’s Political Heat Map | Amazon

Amazon’s Political Heat Map

(image: Amazon)

(via Wired)

Murder in America | Wall Street Journal

Murder in America

(image: Wall Street Journal)

(Via Chart Porn)

US Health Care Spending: Who Pays? | California Health Care Foundation

US Health Care Spending 1960-2010: Who Pays?

(image: California Health Care Foundation)

Tracking Syria’s defections | Al Jazeera

Tracking Syria's defections

(image: Al Jazeera)

Country Credit Ratings | IHNED.cz

(Via Tableau – Viz of the Day)

Burning Map | Stamen Design

Burning Map

(image: Stamen Design | Google Maps)

(Via GoogleMaps Mania)

Next week we’ll back with more Interactive Inspiration. Have a great weekend!

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