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Martin Wattenberg and Fernanda Viegas specialize in creating visual representations of complex data sets....often in the size of terabytes, exabytes, or zetabytes.

The above picture is a visualization of thousands of Wikipedia edits made by a single "software bot," where each color corresponds to a different page.

To help others not only visualize data but also share their techniques for representing data visually, Wattenberg and Viegas have created the collaborative website Many Eyes.

Source: Wired, June 2008