A Visualization of Britain’s Information Flow – As Seen from Space

In the following three videos, you’ll see how various kinds of traffic flow all over Britain, from the exchange of data all over the country, to the various routes of planes and ships during a typical day.

Data Traffic over Britain

A visualisation of Britain’s information economy with communication at its heart. View the tentacles of the country’s national telephone network and the lines of data travelling around Britain and out into the world.

Air Traffic over Britain

Every day, more than 7,500 aircraft crowd into Britain’s skies, carrying more than half a million passengers from every corner of the planet.

Ships Crossing the Channel

On a typical day, over 400 ships pass through the straits off Dover. This visualisation shows 24 hours worth of shipping recorded as it passes through the Channel

[Via Gizmodo]