Toy for Today : Newsmap

Considering the time, this may have to be toy for today and tomorrow...

Follow this link here and be amazed.

It's a bit of a shame it's built using Flash - I'd be much happier to see some nice DHTML solution to it (big, shiny, sod off table!?), but the idea alone is awesome.

This is why standards based design (leading to semantic web technologies) are so cool - the information is easily accessible to anyone that wants to make their own awesome visualization tool for the data set.

With some of the amazing tools that have come out recently, 2005 is looking to be a very interesting year for dynamic web applications.