Flight Patterns

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Aaron Koblin’s Flight Patterns takes data from the FAA and parses them into a series of beautiful visualizations through Processing. [overview video] [3D blobular visualization]

[via Future Feeder]

Why do I blog this? Information visualization is a kind of mapping that I enjoy. The eye-candy part of info-viz can be pretty compelling and just plain fun to look at. Capturing the routines of shuttling jets back and forth across continents and oceans is an especially relaxing rendering.

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