Earlier this month, we hosted some very interesting presentations on the potential for visualization technologies to enhance public participation. The slides from that presentation are posted here here
Then, earlier this week, Planetizen showed how a different visualization technology could be applied to the Presidential campaign.
The technology driving the PlaNETizen post was Many Eyes, which shows how all sorts of data can be put into visual format. Check it out. My left brain and right brain have not gotten along so well for a long time!