Wednesday, July 05, 2006


Cool websites

I had a chance to take a little time off over the last two weeks. Of course it's hard to totally get away. But I did have some time to do some relaxing with my family. I find the time recharges me and gets me motivated to work harder when I return from vacation. I found a couple of websites that I wanted to share because they are so cool.

The first one is Websites as Graphs. It creates a "map" of how traffic is reaching a website [Update: actually after closer inspection, it creates a map of the website structure, not of the traffic to/from the site]. You enter a web address and it makes a map. Here's a map of

Try or those are big maps!

The best part of the map is watching it unfold. It's looks alive!

The other website is newsmap. This site creates a visual map of the Google news aggregator.

It really shows the news in a new way. I think this site has been around for a year or so, but I just found it last week. Take a look.


  • Really cool visualization of websites. Does anybody know where to find the source code of this applet?

    By Blogger medvegonok, at 4:15 PM  

  • You can try contacting the author of the applet. Here is the contact information:


    By Blogger Matt Johnson, at 4:29 PM  

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