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Data Visualisation. Which language do you browse?

November 5, 2011 at 3:29 by Tim Comments

Google Chrome’s translate feature allowed cartographer Eric Fisher to read the language used by the browser. Combining this information with Twitter’s API he created a beautiful global map of languages, emulating countries’ shapes, while at the same time showing how they fuse together at their borders.

See a full scale version here and follow creator and self-proclaimed historian of misspelt street signs Eric Fisher on Twitter.

There is another beautiful visualisation of Twitter @-replies here.

Twitter @replies

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