An Awesome Map of Web Trends

Information Architects Japan has published the latest version of its Web Trends Map: a fascinating index of what the authors view as the world’s most successful and influential websites. The twist is the presentation — it is laid out in the form of a mass transit map. The choices and connections are quite enlightening:
Map of Web Trends

The online version is hyperlinked to all the websites they mention, but they also have a printable PDF and several JPG versions for your reference, as well as a printed poster for sale. Get it here.