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Infographic of the Day: The Blistering Rise of iPad and Tablet Computing | Co.Design If you're not much of a tech nerd, you'd be forgiven for thinking the iPad and the ensuing tablet boom are merely some kind of hype machine. You'd also be wrong, if industry analysts are right. Long story short, 2010 was just the barest tip of the tablet onslaught. In two years time, they'll be more numerous than mosquitos in July, as this infographic lays out. The data below, produced by Morgan Stanley and Forrester, among others, and then laid out by Focus, presents hockey-stick growth scenarios for iPad and its ilk.
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If you're a San Francisco Giants fan, you're probably still savoring the sweet, sweet season that led to the team's improbable World Series win. Thanks to the power of infographics, you can relive every game of it. Chartball, which makes lovely infographic charts about sports, is selling a 24'x36' print that summarizes every game of the Giants 2010 season. More than just a summary of games won and lost, it offers a series of charts that break down which players contributed the most -- and who actually should have just broken their ankle and sat the season out. [Click for larger image] Here, for example, is a chart showing which batters contributed the most offense over the course of the season. Infographic of the Day: Who Won the World Series for the Giants? | Co.Design
This post is the first in a series I am commencing called Visualisation Insights. The purpose of this series is to provide readers with unique insights into the field of visualisation from the different perspectives of those in the roles of designer, practitioner, academic, blogger, journalist and all sorts of other visual thinkers. My aim is to bring together these interviews to create a greater understanding and appreciation of the challenges, approaches and solutions that exist in the worlds of this collection of people – the visualisation field’s ‘cast and crew’. I will be following each interview with a post reflecting on some of the key insights to emerge. Visualisation Insights: #1 The visualisation designer
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Nobody has time to read anymore, right? Every day we are all inundated with more and more information overload coming from credible and yet to be verified sources. Where can Internet users find relief? Answer: the infographic. Infographics are a wonderful mix of key data and visualization that can really bring the message home if put together correctly. So without further ado, we bring you our top 10 favorite social media infographics!
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