Web 2.0 trend map

4 08 2007

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Oliver Reichenstein has updated his brilliant map of the 200 most popular web sites, represented through the joint metaphors of the Tokyo subway map and weather forecasting symbols. transposed on to the Tokyo subway map, complete with weather forecast symbols as a metaphor for , has been updated. There’s even a poster version available!

I wonder if the idea was inspired by Simon Patterson’s 1992 work The Great Bear, which took the London Underground map and replaced station names with those of philosophers, actors, politicians and other celebrated figures.

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