Big-data can be beautiful. Here are 5 visualizations that present complex data—in an unbelievably simple way.
This interactive illustration represents how twitter’s employees interact among themselves. This stunning design was created by Santiago Ortiz. It shows vividly the pivotal employees in Twitter’s twittersphere. To view the interactive visualization, click here.
The world’s friendships visualized
Based on around 10 million samples of friends and relationships taken from Facebook’s archives, Facebook constructed a map of the world’s connections. One glaring fact from this map is that China and Russia are hardly there (Russians use VK and Chinese use Tencent).
The pulse of London
Visualization of 114,000 daily bus trips in London. This visualization of the London bus network provides an image to the extent and the complexity of operating a public transportation system at this scale. Look at how the image changes over time according to congestion and evolves during the day.
We all know people from various professional stages in our career. But can big data just classify our connections to the right phase in our career? This amazingly powerful tool will take your connections and visually present them in groups. Do try this at home by following this link.
Big-data visualization on big-data
This is the visualization of the Hadoop ecosystem. This infographic from Datameer, visualizes how many partners each players has. With dozens of vendors and lots of permutations—it’s hard to understand who is the most connected. Yet, this simple network analysis makes it all clear.