May 28, 2013

Participatory Budgeting – Google Maps

(map initiated by Tiago Peixoto http://democracyspot.net/) Participatory budgeting is a democratic process in which community members decide how to spend part of a public budget. Over […]
May 17, 2013

Global Rich List

Nice example of a visualization based on your own income data… and the aim is to seduce you to donate. Now compare it to the Dutch […]
May 10, 2013
image by http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcfonteijn/

Data visualisation experiment: the waste we produce…

I’ve just created this interactive map, based on Eurostat data, using Google Charts. This is the amount of waste in kgs per capita we produced in […]
April 26, 2013


Checkmyschool helps citizens in the Phillippines access information, send feedback, and resolve issues on education services. To find out more, visit the original site: Checkmyschool.org
April 10, 2013

World Bank Dataviz

The World Bank has set out to visualize the fight against poverty. They have already collected an inspiring series of visualizations on all kinds of subjects. […]
March 20, 2013

Data visualisation & infographics

Notes & examples from the ECF session: Examples, tools and best practices
March 7, 2013

Open-sourced blueprints for civilization | Video on TED.com

Marcin Jakubowski is open-sourcing a set of blueprints for 50 farming tools that can be built cheaply from scratch. Call it a "civilization starter kit." To […]
March 6, 2013

“Nederland Opent” publication – Waag Society

To conclude the project ‘Nederland Opent Data’ (Netherlands Opens Data), a book has been published at the beginning of 2013, written by Carlien Roodink. This illustrated […]
February 28, 2013

The toilet gap: How much of differences across developing countries in child height can sanitation explain?

A child’s height is one of the most important indicators of her well-being. Height reflects the accumulated total of early-life health, net nutrition, and disease. Because […]