The records are mounted on the outside of Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 and protected by an aluminum case. Etched on the cover of that case are symbols explaining how to decode the record.
Put yourself in an extraterrestrial’s shoes and try to guess what the etchings seek to communicate. Stumped? Hover over or click on the yellow circles for the intended meaning of these interstellar brain teasers:
“Histography” is interactive timeline that spans across 14 billion years of history, from the Big Bang to 2015.
The site draws historical events from Wikipedia and self-updates daily with new recorded events.
The interface allows for users to view between decades to millions of years.
IMBD ratings of television series finales relative to their average episode rating. Sorted in various ways, demonstrates how the same data can look different/communicate a different story depending on how it’s sorted and presented.
A site that explains the basics of machine learning with cool visualizations that change as you scroll:
Very simple execution, but a great idea – and it effectively gets the point across: http://www.concerthotels.com/ipod-visualized-as-vinyl