Visualisations of data trends are becoming more and more popular, not to mention especially useless. However, there are a few that stand out from the crowd from the crowd, some of which we have already covered, two of which we will cover now.
The first is AmazType, which will visualize Amazon content for you:
The second is the Information Architects Web Trend Map of 2007:
Emily Chang reviews a tool that is perhaps the most interestiong of all data visualisations seen so far, for it is not opnly interactive, but is also relevant to the world in which you are interested:
Web 2.0 provides us with all sorts of ways to check our favorite sites. However, for the most part, we’ve been constrained primarily to using browsers, email and RSS Feeds. With the dawn of this second internet, there seem to be a plethora of new ways to surf the internet. Walk2Web takes old paths and give them an upgrade.
What is Walk2Web?
Walk2Web is an application that allows you to surf the web based directly on the links within the site. You begin by entering the name of the site you wish to browse, and then it comes up in the browser, complete with a female computer voice giving out the name of the site.