I am fascinated by the way that data is represented. This dynamic presentation of Olympic Games medal statistics is one of the best I have seen. It shows the number of medals won by participants in the Games from the start of the modern Olympiad to the Beijing events.
Via the New York Times / Knitware Blog
It reminds me to dig out my treasured copy of Information Anxiety 2 - Richard Saul Wurman
This stimulating book is worth reading in or out of sequence if only for Wurman's views on education and the need to "transform information into structured knowledge. Publisher's Weekly