In his TED talk, Aaron Koblin talks about some projects he's been working on that reflect on our lives and our systems. Imaginative viewing.
Flight Patterns. Mapping Airplane traffic over North America during a 24 hour period.
Atlanta airport Flight Patterns, coded by altitude.
Bicycle Built For 2,000. Another (creepier) Mechanical Turk assignment.
The Johnny Cash Project. A superb global animation collaborative.