Category Archives: Big data

Social media, crisis mapping and the new frontier in disaster response

During a crisis the large amounts of crowd-sourced data produced can be overwhelming to analyze. Read more.

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Death Toll Comparison Visualization

An interesting infographic illustrating human death tolls of significant events worldwide through time.

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Where’s George mapping of currency tracking

Using the Where’s George site that tracks dollar bills, a theoretical physicist maps more realistic, “effective” state boundaries. Read more at the original post and at the NPR Krulwich Wonders blog.

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