Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Catch of the Day - Better World Flux - 4/20/2011

Better World Flux is an interactive tool for visualizing information about what really contributes to the quality of life. Choose indicators like happiness, life expectancy, and years of schooling to be displayed in a colorful, meaningful, flowing Flux.


Better World Flux makes it possible to visually communicates world data related to standards of living and quality of life for many countries and and illustrates how this has changed over a period of up to 50 years.


Better World Flux is a device for telling a story and sharing it. This tool is available to the global community to use, regardless of their areas of concern, to understand and promote the UN Millennium Development Goals, as well as to reflect on what really matters in life.

You could use Better World Flux to:

  • build a composite of what you think matters in life by selecting indicators and find the ideal country to live in based on your preferences
  • track the progress of countries and the world over the years and find interesting trends and patterns, see which countries are most in need
  • save and share your most compelling visualization and discover what others are sharing


Watch a video overview of Better World Flux


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