Live and Worldwide Forecast : Windyty, the wind map

Nice info-graphics in motion- online and real time. Based on data and products of the European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasts, the ECMWF produces numerical weather forecasts and monitor the Earth-system. More importantly, it carries out scientific and technical research to improve forecast skill. The Windyty site clearly shows the wind map and visually explains … Continue reading

A New Way to See: Microsoft HoloLens

It is not only a promotion video that Microsoft is introducing its Windows 10 and the new HoloLens, the video also shows how these technologies will change and shape your new life, by transforming your world with holograms, as the slogan says. It is certainly a huge leap to the development of holography since the … Continue reading

Graphing the Phenomenon 002: Landsat Annual Timelapse 1984-2012

Landsat Annual Timelapse 1984-2012 Google provides online tools for users to access the world’s satellite imagery. Its availability allows “scientists, independent researchers, and nations to mine this massive warehouse of data to detect changes, map trends and quantify differences on the Earth’s surface,” says google. With Earth engine API, user can ” access and run algorithms … Continue reading

Graphing the Phenomenon 001: Child Labor 1920

NPR Reporter Lam Thuy Vo graphed the number of child workers in 1920. It shows that a million children (age 10-15) worked “largely in factories and on farms”. “About half worked on family farms. The rest did everything else, working in factories, trained as apprentices, and served as messenger,” analysed by Vo. The data is … Continue reading

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