March 31, 2004

Google newsreader

A remarkable implementation of treemapping to visualize Google's news, surely just the tip of an iceberg of renderings (via a slashdot posting):

Treemaps are traditionally space-constrained visualizations of information. Newsmap's objective takes that goal a step further and provides a tool to divide information into quickly recognizable bands which, when presented together, reveal underlying patterns in news reporting across cultures and within news segments in constant change around the globe.

Posted by oook at March 31, 2004 06:52 AM