SENSOR TAPE: 3D AWARE SENSOR NETWORK ON A ROLE OF TAPE

February 28, 2016 / 0 comments

Developed by the team at MIT Media Lab’s Responsive Environments group including Artem Dementyev, Cindy Hsin-Liu Kao and Joe Paradiso, SensorTape is a sensor network in a form factor of a tape that allows users to create large sensor networks. The ‘tape’ is composed of interconnected and programmable sensor nodes on a flexible electronics sub- strate. Each node can sense…

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APOLLO 11 LANDING SITE

February 26, 2016 / 0 comments

Apollo 11 landing site compared to soccer (football) field: This image of the Apollo 11 landing site captured from just 24 km (15 miles) above the surface provides the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)’s best look yet at humanity’s first venture to another world. When Neil Armstrong took his famous first steps onto the lunar surface,…

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HD, FULL COLOUR VIDEOS FROM SPACE

February 22, 2016 / 0 comments

They are billed as the first color HD videos of the Earth from space, and they’re startling. These shots of Boston, Barcelona, and London are rock-steady, with cars clearly visible moving on highways. Only the subtle swaying of buildings gives away the fact that the videos were shot from the International Space Station, which flies…

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WIKIGALAXY: EXPLORE WIKIPEDIA IN 3D

February 5, 2016 / 0 comments

Explore wikipedia in a 3d visualised galaxy, each page of information becoming a node in a vast web of interconnected bits. LINK-LINK-LINK EXPLORE THE WIKI GALAXY LINK-LINK-LINK

PLANETARY MAPS: COLOURFUL IMAGES OFOUR SOLAR SYSTEM

February 5, 2016 / 0 comments

The images in this gallery could be Damien Hirst spin paintings or examples of pop art, but they are actually maps of the planets, moons and asteroids in our solar system created from information gleaned by spacecraft and telescopes. This is a geologic map of the far side of the moon based on data from…

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20,000 CABLES UNDER THE SEA

February 4, 2016 / 0 comments

Follow link for interactive map of a chronological history of undersea cables:   LINK-LINK-LINK 20,000 CABLES UNDER THE SEA LINK-LINK-LINK

JERRY’S MAP

February 4, 2016 / 0 comments

In the summer of 1963 I began drawing a map of an imaginary city. The work started as a doodle done in the spare time I had while working at a tedious job. I continued to add to that map through the years until, in 1983, I set it aside to put my free time…

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GLOBAL DATA VISUALISATION LIBRARY

February 3, 2016 / 0 comments

Weather WindyTY Earth Wind Map Live WX Radar NOAA Lightning map Twitter No Homophobes F Bomb.co One Million Tweet Map Neomix Hashtagify Tweetping Flight tracker Flight Radar 24 FlightAware Misery Map Satellite Tracking N2YO AMSAT ISS Tracker Reddit Scrolldit Reddit in Real Time Internet Attack Maps Digital Attack Map Norse Attack Map FireEye Cyber Threat…

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WAGE ISLAND

February 2, 2016 / 0 comments

Wage Island expands New York City’s “tale of two cities” by revealing the geographies of access to housing based on wages. These geographies are shown through a 3d map where elevations are based on median monthly housing costs from $271 to $4001. The map is submerged into a box filled with black water showing which…

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DISTANCE YOU CAN TRAVLE BY TRAIN IN 24 HOURS IN EUROPE

February 1, 2016 / 0 comments

Tourists visiting Europe are often advised to travel by train rather than plane or car. Trains are considered reliable, fast and relatively cheap. But as a new research project shows, there are major differences within Europe: Whereas you can travel from London to Paris in less than four hours, traveling the same distance can last…

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