“Religion is probably, after sex, the second oldest resource which human beings have available to them for blowing their minds” Susan Sontag Following up on the earlier discussion of the user-created geographies of religion, the following maps simultaneously display all four religious references (Allah, Buddha, Hindu, Jesus) in order to visualise distinct religious cyberscapes. Below we see the data on a global scale. Google's Geographies of Religion
Bad Graphs Someone today accused me of using only “conservative graphs.” Well, here’s a liberal graph that is pretty bad, because a president who had already increased the debt by a large margin would typically lead to a new president who increased it by less (though still keeping it high). In other words, the data is dependent on the previous year. So, comparing Bush’s 115% to Reagan’s is a joke, as is the comparison of Obama and Clinton.
Infographic: How Rich Is Your Religion? As a born and bred atheist, I don’t know terribly much about the bible, but if you asked me, I could probably summon up a few vague platitudes, like “be nice to your neighbors” and “blessed are the poor.” So, exactly how poor are Jesus’s disciples today? An infographic from GOOD and Column Five demonstrates how religion lines up with income in America, examining how faith and wealth mingle in contemporary society. Click to enlarge. “It’s no secret that the distribution of wealth is inequitable in the United States across racial, regional, and socio-economic groups,” write the designers at Column Five, a Newport Beach creative agency that specializes in data viz and infographics. “But there is a distinct variance among and within America’s faiths, as well.”
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Infographics can change the way we learn, the way we see information put in front of us. They help us digest that information and leads us to draw important conclusions more swiftly. After doing a little research online I was able to discover 10 gorgeous infographics on education that do more than simply show information, they relay it in a really potent and amazing way. Edit: If you liked this post, you might also like our 22 Mind-Blowing Infographics on Education, too! 10 Jaw-Droppingly Awesome Infographics on Education | Socrato Learning Analytics Blog
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While The WA100, Building Design’s annual ranking of the world’s largest architecture firms, isn’t perfect (see our controversial article here), it does reveal a lot about the state of architecture today. And for 2013, the research shows that there are finally brighter days ahead for architects – just not at home. BD’s research reveals that China remains the world’s largest construction market (a title it’s held since 2010); that the Asia-Pacific Market is expected to be the largest by 2020 (with projected value of $4.6 trillion dollars); and that China, India, and Brazil offer the best growth potential for architectural services. Architecture Infographics
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Filed under: Financial Infographics, Travel Infographics | No Comments » Are you currently considering which destination to choose for your next holiday abroad? If so, the Debenhams Personal Finance ‘Guide to Round the World Travel’ Infographic is on hand to help and is packed full of advice and useful information on a series of stunning destinations around the world. Infographic Design: A The design is well done with a clean and organized layout that showcase the information in an easy to read way. Infographic Information: A
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Infographics for Students - Top 3 Online Schools : Online ... Welcome to Visual Academy, OnlineSchools.org's novel attempt at furthering education and creating a hunger for more knowledge through the use of visual learning techniques. Visual learning is a learning style in which teaching is accomplished through the association of images and techniques with ideas, concepts, data and other information. While the concept of purely visual learners has been debunked, the benefits of using graphics to introduce new concepts and ideas are still worth mentioning. Mixing things up, such as conveying data with pictures rather than straight text, can boost attention.
OKCon 2013 29 Aug 2013 Events Conference On September 16th to 18th, Geneva will host OKCon 2013, the annual Open Knowledge Conference, bringing together representatives from agencies and public administrations, technology activists, civic entrepreneurs and data-driven designers. Read more
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Pantheon, a project from the Macro Connections group at The MIT Media Lab, explores cultural influences across countries and domains. To make our efforts tractable, Pantheon will not focus on culture, as it is understood in its broadest sense, but on cultural production. In a broad sense, culture can be understood as all of the information that humans—or animals —generate and transmit through non-genetic means . At Pantheon, however, we do not focus on the entire range of cultural information, but in a subset of this information that we define narrowly as cultural production.
The Evolution of Reddit Through Time infographic from Randal Olson.com covers the history of Reddit for the past 7 years. With thousands of active subreddits, the visual above displays the 24 most active. Track the popularity of each subreddit through the years!
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