Webpages as Graphics

Posted on 02/01/2011 by


On the topic of network mapping, a new find for today is a pretty simple and quite aesthetically pleasing data mapping java applet:

Just enter in a website (like Seeing Complexity! -just click there) and get a nice map.

Not only is it written in java, but something I really like about this tool is that it shows just how complex basic websites are in terms of horizontal organization.  While we generally think of websites hierarchically (frontpage, posts, comments, &c.), the backend of the web is much more interrelated.  I wonder if the same could be said for informal institutions like clubs or NGO‘s…

(link to Webpages as Graphs)

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