A parallax presentation, and nice demo of the principle of progressive enhancement.
Quoting my colleague Steven Connor: “If you look at it on old IE you get none of the fancy Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) but you still get the key facts and arguments laid out reasonably nicely as you scroll down because this key content is done as styled up text in HTML”.
http://letsfreecongress.org/ – by @tonyhschu
Prescribing analytics: http://prescribinganalytics.com/
Open database of companies around the world: http://opencorporates.com/
A dynamic tree map, tracking the Spanish budget for the last six years. A good rollover chart provides precise information that would be impossible to add onto the smallest bits.
This HTML5 presentation by Google viz guys shows very well the scale of distances in the universe. Carl Sagan would be proud. Run it on Chrome or other decent updated browser to get the full experience.
This my have already been sent around but just incase it hasn’t here is a link to 100,000 Stars.
And this is how it was made:
One of our own harvest, a playful quiz where you can explore traditional baby presents from around the world, and then select one that you would give to the royal baby.
There are 12 presents, on cycles of 6 questions, so you have to “play again” to try to catch them all.
We are also doing versions in 15 languages for BBC Global News.
What’s your favorite present?
Bit freaky, and not much to control – but interesting concept