This is beautiful and awesome. For a really cool experience open the video full-screen, sit back, and relax… Thanks Carter for sending my way! Continue reading Earth from the International Space Station — The Chill-Out Mix
This is a brilliant information design project, and an astounding reminder of the scale of money we talk about in public finance. >> Link: US debt problem visualized: Debt stacked in 100 dollar bills. Continue reading US debt problem visualized: Debt stacked in 100 dollar bills
This is like urban design porn. If only LA were like this…(sigh)… >> LA TACO » Transport Fantasy Map ~ Los Angeles Continue reading Los Angeles Transport Fantasy Map
SolarSystemScope presents a very cool online interface for zooming around the solar system in a beautiful 3D model. The whole experience happens right in your web browser. Check it out! > Link: Solar System Scope | Interactive 3D model of Solar System Planets and Night Sky Continue reading Explore the Solar System and Night Sky in 3D
The University of Arizona presents a well-produced series of engaging lectures on popular cosmology: the origins of the universe, black holes, dark matter, the big bang, and the search for (and understanding of) life in the universe. It’s all free on iTunes U–a fantastic source for free audio and video courses online. >> Link: Cosmic Origins — University of Arizona on iTunes U Continue reading Cosmic Origins: Birth, Life, and Death of the Universe
Super cool technology that lets you know what you’re looking at from 30,000 feet: The idea is that, if you’re online and in the air (and the Mondo Window guys have been blowing my mind with the technical, infrastructural and business models that allow this to happen), you can access the various APIs that track where all the planes are. And if you can do … Continue reading What’s that you see from your airplane window?