Interactive Inspiration [26]

Dozens of data visualizations from independent designers and news organizations

March 8, 2013  |  CATEGORIES: Featured, News

The death of “El Comandante” Hugo Chávez was arguably the top news of this week. With a long history of controversies, leadership and political achievements, the former leader of Venezuela had his life story told  interactively by several news outlets. We bring you some of those visualizations, along side with others that focus on topics such as the Pope’s election, the violent storms hitting the US and more.

Here’s our Interactive Inspiration of this week:

 

Hugo Chavez | Tanea

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Hugo Chavez

(image:Tanea )

How search works | Google

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic How search works

(image:Google )

Comparing the Cost of Water | The Financial Times

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Comparing the Cost of Water

(image:The Financial Times )

Mind the Gap | Unesco

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Mind the Gap

(image: UNESCO)

Power outage status in Washington | The Washington Post

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Power outage status in Washington

(image:The Washington Post )

 

Cardinals and Catholics by Country | CBC

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Cardinals and Catholics by Country

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Mary Beard on life in Pompeii and Herculaneum | The Telegraph

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Mary Beard on life in Pompeii and Herculaneum

(image:The Telegraph )

Fandom Wars | Internet Service Providers

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Fandom Wars

(image: Internet Service Providers)

Sell This Guitar

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Sell This Guitar

(image:Sell This Guitar )

(Via Google Maps Mania)

NatWest banking crash: the Twitter storm visualised | The Guardian

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic NatWest banking crash the Twitter storm visualised

(image: The Guardian)

Shipping U.S. Horses for Slaughter | The New York Times

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Shipping U.S. Horses for Slaughter

(image:The New York Times )

atNight – Designing the City at Night | Mar Santamaria, Pablo Martínez and Jordi Bari

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic atNight - Designing the City at Night

(image:Mar Santamaria, Pablo Martínez and Jordi Bari )

(Via Information Aesthetics)

Catholics in the world | 20 minutos.es

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Catholics in the world

(image:20 minutos.es )

Disease and death around the world visualised | Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Disease and death around the world visualised

(image:Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation )

(Via Guardian data Blog)

Next Pope | AJ

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Next Pope

(image:AJ )

(Via Flowing data)

Google Spectrum Database | Google

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Google Spectrum Database

(image:Google )

 

Comparing the Cost of Water | The Texas Tribune

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Comparing the Cost of Water

(image:The Texas Tribune )

NBA beer prices | Andy Kriebel

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic NBA beer prices

(image: Andy Kriebel)

Obesity around the world | Jeff Clark

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Obesity around the world

(image:Jeff Clark )

(Via The Guardian Data Blog)

Driving the Dow | The Wall Street Journal

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Driving the Dow

(image:The Wall Street Journal )

Big Blog Map

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Big Blog Map

(image:Big Blog Map )

(Via Google Maps Mania)

Horse Meat in Europe | Will Taylor

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Horse Meat in Europe

(image:Will Taylor )

English clubs a fading force in the Champions League | The Telegraph

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic English clubs a fading force in the Champions League

(image:The Telegraph )

Clean Air Asia

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Clean Air Asia

(image:Clean Air Asia )

(Via Google Maps Mania)

Hugo Chávez: From Coup Leader to President | The Wall Street Journal

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Hugo Chávez From Coup Leader to President

(image:The Wall Street Journal )

US baseball stars immortalised in statue | Sheffield University

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic US baseball stars immortalised in statue

(image:Sheffield University )

(Via The Guardian Data Blog)

The Coffee Locator

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic The Coffe Locator

(image: The Coffe Locator)

(Via Google Maps Mania)

 

And last week’s featured graphics:

Extreme Weather and Natural Disasters Map | CBC News

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Extreme Weather and Natural Disasters Map

(image:CBC News )

(Via Google Maps Mania)

Meteorite Fragments Hit Russia | Ria Novosti

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Meteorite Fragments Hit Russia

(image:Ria Novosti )

Where the nation’s highest earners live | The Washington Post

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Where the nation's highest earners live

(image:The Washington Post )

What’s in a name? Visualised | The Guardian Digital Agency

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic What's in a name Visualised.

(image:The Guardian Digital Agency )

Every Recorded Meteorite Impact on Earth | Health Intelligence

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Every Recorded Meteorite Impact on Earth

(image:Health Intelligence )

Dissecting a Trailer: The Parts of the Film That Make the Cut | The New York Times

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Dissecting a Trailer The Parts of the Film That Make the Cut

(image:The New York Times )

Terror Attacks in India | The Wall Street Journal

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Terror Attacks in India

(image:The Wall Street Journal )

#Infographics Tweet Stream | Hisham Alssadi

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic #Infographics Tweet Stream

(image:Hisham Alssadi )

The Evolution of the Personal Computer | WebHosting Buzz

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic The Evolution of the Personal Computer

(image:WebHosting Buzz )

Top 50 US Colleges & Universities | GenYMedium

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Top 50 US Colleges & Universities

(image:GenYMedium)

Research tools students are likely to use | Joe Mako

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Research tools students are likely to use

(image:Joe Mako )

A sea of…tweets | Carlo Zapponi

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic A sea of...tweets

(image:Carlo Zapponi )

Don’t Be A UX Statistic | Vitamin Talent

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Don’t Be A UX Statistic

(image:Vitamin Talent )

Valentines Day Spending | Deseret News

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Valentines Day Spending

(image: Deseret News)

The 117 Men Who Will Choose the Next Pope | The New York Times

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic The 117 Men Who Will Choose the Next Pope

(image:The New York Times )

Twitter’s languages of New York | James Cheshire, Ed Manley and Oliver O’Brien

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Twitter's languages of New York

(image: James Cheshire, Ed Manley and Oliver O’Brien)

(Via The Guardian Data Blog)

Mariano Rajoy’s speech | 20minutos

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Mariano Rajoy's speech

(image:20minutos )

Who Supplies Apple? | China File

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Who Supplies Apple.

(image:China File )

A History of Heinz | The Wall Street Journal

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic A History of Heinz

(image:The Wall Street Journal )

 

We’ll be back next week with another selection of interactive graphics, so feel free to send us the links to your works through Twitter or Facebook.

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