Data at play: Some cool visualization tools

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On Guardian Unlimited, Charles Arthur offers a neat roundup of new ways to see all kinds of data with fresh eyes. On the list: Jonathan Harris‘ “We Feel Fine” project (watch his TEDTalk) and, of course, Hans Rosling‘s Gapminder tools (watch his TEDTalks from 2006 and 2007).

The story is part of Guardian Unlimited’s Free Our Data campaign, an effort to press the UK government to release mapping and demographic data about the UK and its citizens, collected by government entities — who currently charge for access to it.