31 March 2007
Harvard University expects a performance improvement of its biology students of almost 30% by using such visualization tools. Here with a narrator.
18 March 2007
Jonathan Harris - one of the creators - has a website worth exploring.
The 2007 edition has just been released. It become so popular that it now has it's own homepage with posters and all.
You can watch a 20min webcast of Hans Rosling talk at the TED, or a 1 hour presentation of Ola Rosling talk at the Google TechTalks.
Now combine this with Crystal Xcelsius and you have a very powerful combination. Clearly Microsoft needs to find a strategy as Flash is stealing the show everywhere.
15 March 2007
11 March 2007
The results showed that, unlike many adult networks, there was no core group of very sexually active people at the high school.
Daniel Tammet first came to worldwide attention in March 2004 on international Pi Day (3/14, of course) when he recited, from memory, Pi to 22,514 decimal places.
The story of Leslie Lemke begins in Milwaukee in 1952. His mother gave him up for adoption at birth. "Leslie Lemke is a memorable man." That was Morley Safer's description of Leslie after he watched him play the piano as part of a 60 Minutes program in 1983 on savant syndrome. Dustin Hoffman watched the program and was "moved to tears" by Leslie.
Other fashinating Video excerpts.
Kim Peek: The Real Rain Man, Gilles Tréhin: City Creator, ...
The site allows you to select servers to ping from around the country on an interactive map and graphically displays connections as they travel with varying speeds along the way. It also lets you store results of tests for your computer and sort them by date, time, speed and distance.
08 March 2007
Don't miss his archive, even though it takes a bit of time to browse through.
It's free for now (and in beta); hopefully Adobe will see fit to keep it that way
Other apps: Color Blender, Color Palette Generator, ColorJack Sphere, ColorWizard