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DataCloud is a free, online application that uses Shockwave to display the weather conditions in 142 cities around the world. It does this solely through the appearance of the city names. “The type size relates to visibility, the color to temperature, the transparency to humidity. The city’s name moves with the speed and direction of the wind. The atmospheric pressure is applied as a friction to the movement.” It is a lot of information to capture and display and requires one to think about what one is looking it. It is an interesting exercise in information display.

By way of information aesthetics.

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