Monday, November 23, 2009

Geopolitical animation

or data flow as abstract cartoons:

(found via John Roberson)


  1. This is wonderful, but it's interest all comes, for me, from its narrative. Seeing all those blobs break off after WWII as independence movements gather force was terrific. I can't see it as abstract. Here's a beautiful abstract animation made to illustrate the life of a cell:

  2. This video reminds me somewhat of Yugo Nakamura's abstract web apps.

    See JAMPACK, for example.

    Given the growing trend towards digital/motion comics, I'm thinking some of these might be good springboards for future explorations.


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