Geotagging the World – and What we Can Learn

Check out this cool visualization of how cities are photographed by Eric Fischer. The idea is to see how people’s experiences are documented and how locals and tourists see the same things through a different cultural lens. Blue points on the map are pictures taken by locals (people who have taken pictures in this city dated…

How great is Japan?

A nice visualization by a Japanese graduate student. For his thesis, he created a video about Japanese culture…very cool…And he concludes his post by writing: “By the way, please don’t call me racist, because I am one of short, small eyes Japanese ;P”

Tufte Meets Biggie…

Everything I need to know I learned from Biggie — or so it seems with these graphical representations of rap songs. All too often we struggle with how best to match data and culture. This isn’t exactly Tufte, but I’m always up for a good graph…