for the austrian EC presidency, 200 opinion leaders from all over europe were questioned about their opinions on the strengths, weaknesses, chances and risks of the european union. Based on co-occurances of specific topics a network of the european thoughtscape was created.
more details about the visualisation
most frequently quoted keywords

realized by dietmar offenhuberdietmar offenhuber
commissioned by ars electronica futurelab
editor - maria falkinger



  • Left mouse to select topic (drag in 2d mode)
  • Left mouse in white space to rotate camera (3d) or pan view (2d)
  • Middle mouse + up/down to zoom, for laptops etc. right mouse also works for zoom, but you get the context menu
  • install virtools plugin to view