A selection of thought-provoking TED talks that use impressive visualisations to illustrate spatial patterns in data.
Social diversity: Typically we may think race, religion or culture, but this talk illustrates vividly that there is other diversity that’s important within a city. View talk
Visualising data: The art, science and simplicity of infographics for presenting and understanding data. View talk
Big data: visualising data contextually helps understand complex situations. View talk
Media Networks: The spread of TED talks across the globe with some impressive landscape graphics. View talk
The structure and pattern of war: Is war governed by natural processes? Can war be understood by looking at big data? View talk
Happy maps: Do you ever take a longer route home, to enjoy better scenery, a good pub or the smells of a food market? These and other human sensory emotions are what drive happy maps. View talk
The Dublin Bus Map: The value of a good map explained and pictured in the example of the bus routes in Dublin. View talk