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FatFonts is an information visualisation project by Miguel Nacenta, Uta Hinrichs and Sheelagh Carpendale which aims to visually represent the relative values of numbers. This means creating a numerical typeface where, for example, the number four takes up twice the number of pixels or amount of printer ink on the page as the number two. By building some of the concepts that numbers represent into their visual structure the team hope to eliminate the distance between data and graphical expression.
Editor’s note : At TechRaking 2012 today — a conference at the Googleplex in Mountain View, sponsored by Google and the Center for Investigative Reporting — a group of journalism doers and thinkers will be talking about how news and technology can evolve together. Opening the gathering was Google’s head of news products, Richard Gingras , a man with longstanding experience in the space where news and tech meet, who provoked discussion by raising eight areas of inquiry that might prove fruitful for the day. Here are those eight, in the form of his prepared remarks.
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An analyst looks at malware code in a lab.
Structure of a Logical Argument Whether we are consciously aware of it or not, our arguments all follow a certain basic structure. They begin with one or more premises, which are facts that the argument takes for granted as the starting point. Then a principle of logic is applied in order to come to a conclusion.