Archive for category We & IT

Phylogenetic network of the FIFA World Cup

The FIFA competition has been played every 4 years since 1930, except 1942 and 1946. Morrison et al. have analised how the number of teams competing has changed dramatically over the years (13-204), as has the number of teams accepted into the finals (13-32). They prepared some extraordinary graphics showing interesting results. There have been several […]

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Our Global Footprint

Generating a global debt: We are spending more than what nature can renew! One picture can tell you much more than hundreds of words. ESRI is showing, how stories could be told with maps. I like this one on Earth’s bounty. Global Footprint Network investigates how much credit we have at the Earth. Available biocapacity or Earth’s bounty is like a […]

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Internet daily

Today’s inspiration: @NeelieKroesEU I heard a 10yearold said a typewriter was an amazing invention, it prints at the same time you type! …? I have just finished an article about Internet and genealogy (which I hope will be published soon by Slovenian Genealogy Society) and during this activity I faced with several questions, I haven’t thought before.  As a […]

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The History of Thematic Cartography

The Milestones Project is a comprehensive, visual compendium of significant events in the histories of data visualization, statistical graphics and thematic cartography. Within it the Timeline is a graphic overview of the events in the history of data visualization that the authors call “milestones”. Milestones in the History of Thematic Cartography, Statistical Graphics, and Data […]

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Safer Internet Day

The EU Commissioner for Digital Agenda, Neelie Kroes, has invited kids, parents, grandparents and teachers (via Facebook) to explore the online world safely & responsibly during the next Tuesday, 7 February, when a Safer Internet Day (SID) across Europe and across the world is announced. It’s about connecting generations to educate each other –  Safer Internet Day is […]

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