Archive for Flowing Data

Ambient Mouse Art App (not the rodent)

Posted in accidental art, art and design, neato with tags , , , , , on February 9, 2010 by absurddelight

That’s a map of mouse activity. Using a new data mining app (for Mac or PC) you can see all the movements you’ve made with your mouse.

via Flowing Data (they have links to the the artistically inclined programmer and to get the apps) (also a nice mouse tracking image over photoshop).

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Technology Awe or Air Traffic Control from Space

Posted in art and design, neato, videos with tags , on March 7, 2009 by absurddelight

A just plain neato excerpt from a BBC program about looking at Britain from space. Like the perfect info-graphic, it just makes everything crisp and clear. In this case, that there are a shitload of planes flying around everywhere. A bonafide shitload.

BONUS: I found this through the outstanding organization Flowing Data. Check them out for all sorts of other data-tastic playthings.

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