readwriteweb.com did publish a great article “The Best Tools for Visualization” . In this article you learn more on the tools that are available to visualize Social Networks, Music, the Internet, Flickr and other information and resources.
Quote from the article “The Best Tools for Visualization“:
“Visualization is a technique to graphically represent sets of data. When data is large or abstract, visualization can help make the data easier to read or understand. There are visualization tools for search, music, networks, online communities, and almost anything else you can think of. Whether you want a desktop application or a web-based tool, there are many specific tools are available on the web that let you visualize all kinds of data.” (The Best Tools for Visualization on www.readwriteweb.com)
Some of the great Visualization toolsreadwriteweb.com talks about:
- Friends Sociomap
- Digg Tools: Pics, Arc, BigSpy, Stack, Swarm, Digg Radar
- YouTube and it’s warp
- several Music ones
- Opte ( graphically map the internet)
- Real-time Web Monitor and Network Performance Comparison
- Internet Traffic Report
- Internet Health Report
- Websites as graphs
- Visual Thesaurus (we use this one at StrongMocha)
- any many more
You spend your time well to read the whole article from readwriteweb.com.