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Facebook Twitter A Beautiful WWW. Beautiful Word Clouds. Infographics news. Cool Infographics - Blog. Think Vitamin - A blog for web designers and developers. Top 35 Flickr Groups for Infographics and Data Visualization. Infographics are here to stay.

Top 35 Flickr Groups for Infographics and Data Visualization

More and more we see it trough the popularity that this kind of content reaches on Blog posts, Twitter and other social media networks, driving traffic and promoting great discussions on every kind of subject. Understanding Mankind with 30 Awesome Interactive Designs and Tools. This is a special guest post by Tiago Veloso from Visual Loop – a non-stop stream of Infographics, Maps, Charts and many other Visualization Goodies, with lots of new posts everyday. User submissions are always welcome, opened to artists and designers from all over the world. Be sure to check out Tiago’s first massive hit on Inspired Mag – Info-Visualization Through the Eyes and Talent of 10 Brazilian Designers. Gapminder: Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view.

Gapminder: unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view. - Space, the Ultimate Visual Frontier: 70+ Amazing Infographics. Since my last guest post here, there were a lot of events filled with infographics that could be the focus of this month’s mega-selection. The terrible earthquake in Japan and the nuclear threat that followed, the escalation of the military operations in Libya, Apple’s anniversary, the new chapters of the Browser Wars, and that’s just to mention a few.

However, despite so many possible subjects, I decided to dedicate today’s roundup to mankind’s ultimate frontier: Space. After all, it’s been already 50 years since the beginning of manned space exploration, so, it’s only fair we join the celebration with a selection of awesome visualizations and infographics, collected from all over the world! Hope you enjoy! Space Exploration. The Most Powerful Colors on the Web. 10 Coolest Typographic Infographics. A picture is worth a thousand words.

10 Coolest Typographic Infographics

But when that picture is itself made of words, your mileage may vary. Take the case of type-based infographics. Bad use of type clutters an image; it acts as decoration – yet becomes a roadblock to information transfer. What Your Web Design Says About You (Infographic) Font and color choices in a website say certain things about the owner of the site.

What Your Web Design Says About You (Infographic)

Though colors and symbols may have different meanings in other cultures, this only reaffirms the notion that design choices do affect the perception of the user, which in turn affects the message attempting to be conveyed. Here is an infographic that delves into the meanings of fonts and colors in the context of web design. Click to enlarge. Related Content About the Author.

Infographic: The Psychology of Color for Web Design. Infographic of the Day: How Color Affects Purchases. Data Visualization: Modern Approaches - Smashing Magazine. Data presentation can be beautiful, elegant and descriptive.

Data Visualization: Modern Approaches - Smashing Magazine

There is a variety of conventional ways to visualize data – tables, histograms, pie charts and bar graphs are being used every day, in every project and on every possible occasion. However, to convey a message to your readers effectively, sometimes you need more than just a simple pie chart of your results. In fact, there are much better, profound, creative and absolutely fascinating ways to visualize data. Many of them might become ubiquitous in the next few years. So what can we expect? Let’s take a look at the most interesting modern approaches to data visualization as well as related articles, resources and tools. 1. Trendmap 20071. Neoformix - Discovering and Illustrating Patterns in Data. - Visualization, Computer Graphics, and Animation. Search Information Visualization Database.

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Cool Infographics - Blog. Information aesthetics - Information Visualization & Visual Communication. Data Visualization, Infographics, and Statistics. Infographic and Data Interface Videos: the Latest of the Greatest. 15 Stunning Examples of Data Visualization. Data Visualization is a method of presenting information in a graphical form.

15 Stunning Examples of Data Visualization

Good data visualization should appear as if it is a work of art. This intrigues the viewer and draws them in so that they can further investigate the data and info that the graphic represents. In this post there are 15 stunning examples of Data Visualization that are true works of art. Click on the title or image for a larger view of each visualization. The Strengths of Nations Here’s an image that discusses the variations in how different nations pursue science. Madrid.Citymurmur CityMurmur tries to understand and visualize how media attention reshapes the urban space and city. Genome Jules & Jim This visual represents the relationship between characters in the movie Jules & Jim. Vnmc. DataArt - Visualisations. Documaga: The Scale Of The Universe. USA TOP 15 CAUSES OF DEATH. Visual Complexity.

Many Eyes. Visualizing Music. 50 Great Examples of Data Visualization. Wrapping your brain around data online can be challenging, especially when dealing with huge volumes of information.

50 Great Examples of Data Visualization

And trying to find related content can also be difficult, depending on what data you’re looking for. But data visualizations can make all of that much easier, allowing you to see the concepts that you’re learning about in a more interesting, and often more useful manner. Below are 50 of the best data visualizations and tools for creating your own visualizations out there, covering everything from Digg activity to network connectivity to what’s currently happening on Twitter. Music, Movies and Other Media Narratives 2.0 visualizes music. Liveplasma is a music and movie visualization app that aims to help you discover other musicians or movies you might enjoy.

Tuneglue is another music visualization service. MusicMap is similar to TuneGlue in its interface, but seems slightly more intuitive. Information aesthetics. Drugs World. Infographic of the Day: Twitter Tracks the Entire Country's Mood. Every tweet, no matter how trivial, reveals the writer's mood, through word choice--It can be as obvious as "happy" or as subtle as "diamond.

Infographic of the Day: Twitter Tracks the Entire Country's Mood

" Now imagine if you could take that knowledge, scale it up to the entire Twitter-verse, and use it to gauge the entire country's mood? That's exactly what Alan Mislove, a computer scientist, at Northeastern University, did, using 300 million tweets in real time. Check it out in action, over time--you can actually see moods rising at the end of the work day, and that same pattern gets repeated across time zones: Though it seems impossibly hard, the methodology was actually quite straightforward. Mislove and his team started with a scale, previously devised by psychologists via polling, which assigns mood scores to 600 English words. Mislove then used that scale to analyze 300 million tweets that originated in America, from 2006-2009. The only real barrier to tech like this from becoming leaps more subtle and profound is the word-scoring method. GOOD.

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