The results of monitoring and measuring emotion and sentiment in the blogosphere afford all kinds of opportunity to rethink visual rendering of data. Do you use a bar chart? A table? Take a look at these projects. Some remarkable graphics and thinking.
The first is Lovelines. “Through large scale blog analysis, Lovelines illuminates the topography of the emotional landscape between love and hate, as experienced by countless normal humans keeping personal online journals.”
“Using a data collection engine created by the artists for their recent collaboration, We Feel Fine, Lovelines examines thousands of blogs every few minutes to find expressions of love and hate, posted by all manner of people.
See more at number27.org.