partial recall

a blog of ideas, links, and musings.

Links for 2008-12-24

  • 5 Best Data Visualization Projects of the Year [FlowingData – Dec 19, 2008] – FlowingData’s picks for the top 5 data visualization projects of 2008. Visualizations were judged based on the use of data, aesthetics, overall effect on the visualization arena, and how well they told a story.
  • Wordle – Beautiful Word Clouds – Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.
  • – This profession has a hard time agreeing on a name for itself. It’s called, for example, user experience specialist, interface designer, information architect, usability practitioner, user-centered design specialist, and usability manager.
  • WordPress Developer’s Toolbox [Smashing Magazine – Sep 15, 2008] – WordPress Developer’s toolbox
  • iKeepass – Keepass for iPhone