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The data rich, online world

November 22, 2007

Valve, the makers of the game Half-Life , are sharing all kinds of stats on their web page.

One of the most interesting are the “death maps” which show the locations, on certain game maps, where most players get shot (as heat).

Death Map from Half Life

It’s just one example of how rich and detailed information can be streamed and used to create a better undertstanding, based on real behaviors.

Via Super Collosal

Posted by Ed Cotton

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