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Examples/reference: Features, Intro Video. Customizing Network Diagram. Popular tags: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 A GDP Obama budget census cos104 country crime education energy facebook food government health internet lyrics media music network obama obesity people politics population president race smoking social speech state states twitter unemployment us world See more » Customizing Network Diagram.

Customizing Network Diagram

Parallel Sets. Parallel Sets (ParSets) is a visualization application for categorical data, like census and survey data, inventory, and many other kinds of data that can be summed up in a cross-tabulation.

Parallel Sets

ParSets provide a simple, interactive way to explore and analyze such data. Even though the screenshots here show the Mac version, the program also runs on Windows and Linux. Word Tree. Word Tree Shift-click to make that word the root.

Word Tree

Obama’s Inauguration Speech The Cat in the Hat. Great tools for data visualization. Most data is meaningless to most people — unless it is visualized.

Great tools for data visualization

Stepping beyond familiar visualizations like bar charts and pie charts, there are many approaches to visualizing data, from mapping (e.g., color coding a map to show voting patterns) to visualizing networks (e.g., the links between people). You are not limited to Microsoft Excel, or your own programming abilities. We’re now in an awesome generation for visualization, with dozens of freely available software libraries — which developers have spent months (or years!)

Visualising Data » Blog Archive » Essential Resources: Multivariate, network and qualitative visualisations. This is part of a series of posts to share with readers a useful collection of some of the most important, effective and practical data visualisation resources.

Visualising Data » Blog Archive » Essential Resources: Multivariate, network and qualitative visualisations

This post presents the data visualisation tools that support the analysis and presentation of complex and multivariate data, including qualitative. Please note, I may not have personally used all the packages or tools presented but have seen sufficient evidence of their value from other sources. Chartle.net - interactive charts online! Online brainstorming and planning tool for team activities. Literature and Latte - Scapple for Mac OS X and Windows. Rough It Out Scapple doesn’t force you to make connections, and it doesn’t expect you to start out with one central idea off of which everything else is branched.

Literature and Latte - Scapple for Mac OS X and Windows

There’s no built-in hierarchy at all, in fact—in Scapple, every note is equal, so you can connect them however you like. The idea behind Scapple is simple: when you are roughing out ideas, you need complete freedom to experiment with how those ideas best fit together. RAW. Gephi, an open source graph visualization and manipulation software. Infographs. Infographics and charts - interactive data visualization | Infogr.am. Mind Maps/Thinking Maps/Graphic Organizers.

Online Mind Mapping and Brainstorming app - SpiderScribe. Online Diagram & Flowchart Software - Collaboration Tool | LucidChart. Kodu Teaches Your Kids to Visually Program Their Own Video Games. Kodu is a visual programming language suitable to teach kids the basic of programming and to train their creativity.

Kodu Teaches Your Kids to Visually Program Their Own Video Games

In today’s lesson, we will build a simple game that we can use as an introduction to Kodu. The Building Blocks of Kodu. Mind Map Library. 1000s of Mind Maps in FreeMind, MindManager and other formats - Mappio. CoSketch.com - Online Whiteboard Collaboration. Gallery. The "Gallery" section is new to our website.

Gallery

We hope to build a strong VUE community of users and thinkers. We need your help in creating a stimulating gallery area, showcasing your uses of VUE. Let us know about your maps and stories, and we will post them on this page. Featured Maps Patrick Szucs explains the use as a Tool for the Construction of Narrative. Mind Mapping. Subversive Cartographies. What are subversive cartographies?

Subversive Cartographies

This issue is addressed a series of presentations organized by Chris Perkins (University of Manchester) and Jörn Seemann (Louisiana State University) for the upcoming 2008 Association of American Geographers meeting (Boston, April 15-19 2008). “To be subversive, is to wish to overthrow, destroy or undermine the principles of established orders. Emotional Cartography - Edited by Christian Nold.