one of the best video’s i’ve seen, even from Hans…
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Like other technology and communications companies, we regularly receive requests from government agencies around the world to remove content from our services, or provide information about users of our services and products. This map shows the number of requests that we received in six-month blocks with certain limitations.
like wow. this is SUCH AN AMAZING tool for cleaning up datasets!
the question is, does google keep track of what statistics you’re investigating…?
and if it keeps track, which would be consistent with google’s other data collecting habits, what might it use this little nugget of info for…?
this is a resource i found several months ago & forgot about until the other day - absolutely brilliant! interactive!
This is surely one of the most remarkable infographics we’ve ever posted. Created by social scientist Eduardo Salcedo-Albarán, it documents the organizational structure and almost limitless influence of Mexico’s Michoacan drug family. And it teaches you a great deal about why, exactly, the family is so hard to combat — and why its power seems so pervasive.
[EDIT: I think the original posting was by Datavis]
Almost incomprehensible as the devastation from last Friday’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan has been, scientists warn that more aftershocks are on their way. In order to get all the information on current seismic activity in one place, researchers at Texas Tech University’s Center for Geospatial Technologies have developed an online, publicly-accessible world map that displays data on disturbances worldwide, almost as soon as they have occurred.