Swivel - data visualization

By Murray Bourne, 23 Oct 2007

I wrote earlier about IBM's Many Eyes: Browsing Visualizations, which allows users to upload their own data and to display it in interesting ways.

Here's another similar site, Swivel.

Update: (Aug 2011) It seems Swivel has disappeared (gone broke?). It's a shame.

Of the 'featured graphs' on the main page, this one caught my attention:

The top twenty hip hop artists all make more than ten million dollars a year in income.

(Units are millions of dollars).

Here's another one that I found interesting: Percent atheists, agnostics, non-believers in God by Country

Swivel graph - agnostics

Swivel is claiming more than 4 millions graphs so far.

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