Graph of Ideas

The Graph of Ideas, by Brendan Griffen,

Taking everyone  and anyone from Wikipedia, Griff’s graphs ambitiously maps all people whose wiki  contains ‘influences’ and/or ‘influenced by’.  The result is an amazing Gephi visualization of philosophers, authors, and comedians (!), displaying the popular influencer with larger nodes.  Note: the graph is biased towards Western ideologies and culture, and missing many influential people that are not recorded in Wiki. Read the full article.