A handful of examples of SVG at work (and play):

  1. Bezier flotation device with nondeterministic landscape
  2. Animating text
  3. fried egg billiards
  4. Drawing in 5-D
  5. Ripples
  6. D3.js (was Protovis/Stanford)
  7. Crime and poverty in the USA
More? .. A bucketful