In my inbox today landed a link to a page called The World as Flatland, with the brief description that it is the "first project of the multi-part series 'Visualizing Feedback' on the design and interpretation of statistics."


Upon visiting the page it appears to show a snapshot of those viewing the page at that moment. Each time I visited there were very few visitors, as can be seen in the latest view below, a far cry from the e-mail image above. So I'm sharing the page here to spread the word and aid the flatlanders in their project. Additionally, a pull-down menu on the flatland page illustrates some statistics, such as longevity, Nobel Prize winners, and happiness.


Update 02.25: Less than a week since this post, it looks like the world is filling out: