“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: Food Infographics | No Comments » The craft beer industry is booming, meaning it’s harder for your beer to stand out in the crowd. The newest infographic from 99designs highlights what steps you need to take to design the perfect label for your beloved brew! Filed under: Financial Infographics | No Comments » Credit card addiction is not only for the U.S., other countries are just as addicted to credit cards. This infographic from Fox Symes shows that Australia has a huge problem with credit card debt.
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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.
Interactively Explore the YOLO Flip 12 Feb 2014 Showcases Animation, Interactive, Process, Sports In preparation of the Winter Olympic Games 2014 in Sochi, we helped the Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung publish a long-form article about Iouri Podladtchikov, a professional snowboarder and – since yesterday – freshly baked Olympic gold medalist. To help readers better understand the sport, we created a series of illustrations and an interactive animation.
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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.
Here are 44 Simple Daily Activities To Enjoy Your Work created by OfficeVibe to help keep the motivation high and add some fun back in your work day! You might think it’s a truism, but most people tend to forget this crucial fact:You should always make the effort to build good habits that will make you healthier, happier, and more productive over time.Also, when it comes to new habits, it’s important to remember that these are things to do for long term changes.This infographic will give you an overview of 44 habits to improve your productivity, your health and the overall quality of your workdays. A fun infographic for Friday!
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