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How David McCandless makes beautiful visualizations that go viral over and over. David McCandless makes data visualizations.

How David McCandless makes beautiful visualizations that go viral over and over

Beautiful, informative, whimsical, extremely popular data visualizations. He's published hundreds of them in a pair of books — the 2000 book Information is Beautiful and the long-awaited sequel Knowledge is Beautiful, published last month — but also allows them to be disseminated across the web, where they spread like wildfire. Pas cinq mais dix compétences à maîtriser pour être numériques d’ici 2020 !

Je rebondis ici sur un billet paru sur le blogue de l’ami Philippe Martin où il cite un jeune de chez Google :«Aditya Mahesh est une jeune recrue depuis un an chez Google avec le titre de product marketing manager.

Pas cinq mais dix compétences à maîtriser pour être numériques d’ici 2020 !

Dans un article de TechCrunch il partage son expérience et pointe vers ce qu’il estime les compétences essentielles que toute personne devrait acquérir pour être totalement en phase dans ce nouveau monde numérique qui se met en place.» Je dois avouer que je ne suis guère impressionné par les cinq compétences qu’il juge essentielles et que Philippe a reproduites comme suit : 1- Design: savoir utiliser Photoshop pour créer ou modifier des fichiers graphiques ou des photos, savoir également créer des maquettes et des «wireframe» afin de mieux visualiser vos idées et concepts. Journalists, Designers, and Clients: Best Practices for Working as a Team. Visual.ly has a vibrant, dynamic marketplace full of clients from a staggering variety of industries.

Journalists, Designers, and Clients: Best Practices for Working as a Team

As a result, journalists and designers have to be versatile above all else: able to craft a narrative image that perfectly meets the expectations of the clients. Startups, This Is How Design Works – by Wells Riley. @joelmatriche » Le blog de jo. Je suis souvent frustré de voir sur le net des services, applications, bons exemples d'utilisation que je ne sais pas reproduire ou alors difficilement, faute d'explications détaillées.

@joelmatriche » Le blog de jo

Avec, dans le meilleur des cas, de nombreuses heures perdues et une grande frustration. Five tools to extract "locked" data in PDFs. Journalists and researchers are used to encountering--more often than they would like--"locked" data in Adobe Acrobat PDF files.

Five tools to extract "locked" data in PDFs

The format is a nightmare for someone who wants to manipulate or reference large quantities of information because it functions like an image file and is not readable by many computer programs. Extracting data from PDFs for open use is not a simple task, as ProPublica reporter Jeremy B. Merrill, one of the contributors to the "Dollars for Docs" project, can attest. The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas asked programmers and specialists in data journalism, including the ex-editor of the Guardian Datablog, Simon Rogers, for their recommendations and identified some free tools to facilitate the conversation from PDFs to an open format, like CSV tables.

Remember, no converter is perfect. Rogers recommended always keeping in mind if there were changes to the structure of the document that could invalidate the information gathered. 1. 2. 3. 4. Social Network Analysis for Journalists Using the Twitter API. A tutorial by Michael Bauer, instructor at the School of Data, based on his workshop, Social Network Analysis for Journalists Using the Twitter API.

Social Network Analysis for Journalists Using the Twitter API

Social network analysis for journalists using the Twitter API. Clever Uses for Reverse Image Search. Color Theory and Mapping. Originally published by Miranda Mulligan, executive director of Northwestern University Knight Lab, and formerly design director for digital at the Boston Globe, on Source under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 licence.

Color Theory and Mapping

Of all the forms of non-verbal communication, the most instantaneous method of conveying messages and meaning through visual cues is color. The Dark Side of Visual Storytelling: 5 Mistakes You Should Avoid. Visual storytelling is quickly emerging as one of the big buzz words of 2013.

The Dark Side of Visual Storytelling: 5 Mistakes You Should Avoid

There’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. How to Build Your Career Master Plan with a Mind Map. This past week, I worked with one of my clients from the career coaching program to create her career master plan.

How to Build Your Career Master Plan with a Mind Map

She is a young, smart, and motivated entrepreneur finding her way in this world. She has lots of great ideas with plenty to offer the world. What we needed to do for her was to build her career master plan with a mind map through brainstorming, idea organization and categorization. A Guide to Infographic Elements. When it comes to visualizing data, it’s important to pick the right graph and the right kind of data range.

A Guide to Infographic Elements

Make it too detailed, and information gets lost and the reader leaves confused. MM-color.pdf. Using Color in Maps. The 10 Commandments of Typography. How to make infographics: a beginner’s guide to data visualisation. The 24 Elements Of Design You Should Pay Attention To. 1.jpg (JPEG Image, 800 × 2818 pixels) - Scaled (35%) Disposer des bonnes données pour décider. 25 Epic Design Tips for Non-Designers.

Get your graphic design game-face on with these inspiring tips! Whether you’re a creating graphics for social media or designing an invitation for an upcoming event, the application of graphic design is vast and versatile. From font pairing and scale, to alignment and white space, the facets of the design world are complex. Let these twenty five epic design tips help you through the pits and the peaks of the creative process.

Click on the images throughout this post to create your own designs with a remix link. Happy designing! 01. Full.jpg (JPEG Image, 1458 × 4155 pixels) - Scaled (24%) The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020. Innovation au New York Times, la version française. Il y a quelques semaines, le New York Times a laissé fuiter l’un des documents les plus passionnants de l’année sur la révolution numérique et la difficile mutation du journalisme, des journalistes et des titres qui les font travailler. J’ai déjà dit ici tout ce que nous avions à gagner, à L’Express mais pas seulement, à une lecture attentive des 96 pages de ce rapport.

Mes chefs m’ont entendu et commandé une synthèse, de 13 pages et en français, que j’ai enrichie de quelques remarques sur les leçons applicables au journal et au groupe. C’est cette synthèse que vous consulterez ci-dessous si ça vous chante. J’ai laissé quelques une de mes remarques, naturellement expurgée de nos secrets de fabrication. Bonne lecture. Journalisme et code : 10 grands principes de programmation expliqués. Infographic: The Impact Of Color In Logo Design