Is recycling the new typecasting? This visualisation maps HBO’s usage of the same bunch of actors across their series. . Twin it with the Movie Star Career-O-Meter which visually plots the career trajectories of 2,700 actors and directors. Some rise. Some tank. It’s nice to watch.
Wednesday Night’s All Right for Loving
Match Roger Luke DuBois’ new road atlas of the US, created using the terms people use most frequently in dating profiles with a viz of the world’s luckiest data night (Tips! Be impressive before 10pm on a Thursday; Sundays are not sexy.)
Soothingly nostalgic and fascinatingly simple, these infographics by Matthew Rowett encapsulate the state of the UK nation in 2011.
Also worth a look
- One Bay Area Clever interactive transport maps from Stamen.
- The ghost world of 11 million deaths – a A 3D game world mapped by player deaths
- The entire universe Liked the ambition & colour of this cosmic viz from Omid Kashan
You’ll find more of this stuff on my Google blog of shared items: http://www.google.com/reader/shared/david.mccandless