Some folks at Information Architects, a Japanese company, have created an interesting way to look at the organized chaos that is the world wide web.

The chart is supposed to show the 200 “most successful websites” based on many factors and using a lot of different symbolism to show the relative stature of each, including their web 2.0ness.

Download a wallpaper to replace that “ugly windows vista crap” (their words, not mine :-), or get a copy in other formats including pdf and a Mac OS X screensaver. The link above is to the interactive online version.

Certainly a very creative, graphical attempt to make sense of all the interconnections.

web map, subway, trends