I have found ‘Validus in Peru’, a good blog about a travel to explore the connections between mathematics and the Pre-Columbian civilizations of Peru. http://validusinperu.wordpress.com/ It sounds like my mathourism website: http://mathourism.weebly.com/ 😀 Advertisements
Many sources of statistical information can classify different countries and establish rankings. But the most important ranking is given for what you value more: labor, environment, health, etc. We now have a tool to view it: Your Better Life Index, de la OCDE.
If you have guests for dinner, you can prepare the perfect drink, with some instructions from visual analytics: http://datavisualization.ch/showcases/inspirational-infographic-of-the-perfect-drink/
Journalism in the age of data: You can see: http://blogs.elpais.com/periodismo-con-futuro/2011/03/los-origenes-de-la-visualizacion-ayudan-a-entender-el-futuro-del-periodismo.html
Buy a stronger whip. Change riders. Say things like, “This is the way we have always ridden this horse.” Appoint a committee to study the horse. Arrange to visit other sites to see how they ride dead horses. Increase the standards to ride dead horses. Appoint a tiger team to revive the dead horse. Create … Continue reading
The following video is a visual representation of the tweets exchanged between users involved in the 15M movement. You can see more information at BIFI, from Universidad de Zaragoza.
This simulation predicts the macro-level development and change of the entire world. There are five main sectors in it: a food system, a population system, a pollution system, a nonrenewable resource system, and an industrial system. See at this URL: http://live.simgua.com/World
Hacker: “A person who delights in having an intimate understanding of the internal workings of a system, computers and computer networks in particular.” I think is the solution for our changing times. See it at wikipedia.