Tag Archives: Craig Mod

A Directory of Visualizing Tools

By | April 28, 2006

Update Feb 2007: Just came across some cool stuff from digg labs (the guys behind digg) who haev some coold stuff I’ve added below. In this week’s WSJ.com column I wrote (subscription only, I’m afraid) about treemaps, tools which allow you to look at data differently: One of the things that bugs me about our oh-so-cool information revolution… Read More »

The Buzztracker Widget

By | June 8, 2005

Craig Mod of the excellent buzztracker news/map visualizer tells me of a new tool he’s created for Mac Tiger users: the buzztracker widget: The buzztracker widget allows you to add live buzztracker images and data to your desktop using Apple OS X 10.4’s Dashboard. The widget features hooks into buzztracker.org, allowing you to instantly access the day’s top… Read More »

On News Visualization, Part II

By | May 12, 2005

This week’s Loose Wire column in WSJ is about visualizing news. Researching the column I had a chance to interview Craig Mod, the guy behind the excellent Buzztracker. Here’s an edited transcript of our chat: Craig Mod: We have over 550,000 articles in the DB now, spanning back to Jan 1st 2004. “Buzztracker” went from 750 hits on… Read More »