A Year’s Worth of Running – Visually
This is really cool! They used anonymous data from Nike+ users training runs in New York, London, and Tokyo to paint synapse-like trails over the cityscapes. Here is a short quote about the project (or click here to read the about the full project).
The visualization was installed on three screens in Nike’s Soho-based store in Manhattan, displaying “the day from morning to night, showing a year’s worth of runs played out at the same time of day,” says YesYesNo partner Theodore Watson. “The software follows a single run from start till completion. When the run is finished it finds the next nearby run and follows that one. If it is waiting to pick up a new run it zooms out, showing an overview of the entire city.
Here is the Video