Monthly Archives: April 2012

French regional wine map shows best vintages

A screenshot of the interactive graphic, which is best viewed on the Telegraph website

I helped develop this interactive map, which lets you find good years for wine in each of the major French regions at a swoosh of the mouse.

Many thanks to Joss Fowler with his help with the accompanying article which what makes a good year for vinyards.

Graphic is best viewed on the Telegraph website here, but full text can also be found below.

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What my phone records say about me

A screenshot from the interactive graphic, hosted on the Telegraph website

As part of my coverage of the draft Communications Data Bill – which proposes to expand the level of information which must be held by telecommunications companies about their customers, and to expand the level of access to that data afforded to police and intelligence agencies – I requested a copy of all the data already held by my phone company to demonstrate what a detailed portrait this information can paint.

Using the data, Telegraph developer Dan Palmer and designer Mark Oliver developed an interactive graphic which tracks my movements around the UK over the course of a year.

The graphic is best viewed on the Telegraph website here, but the full text of my accompanying article can be found below.

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