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A Beautiful WWW Algorithmically generated data visualizations I’ve created or collaborated on. Netflix Prize v2.0 (2009) Datasets: movie titles, similarities, coordinates, network (yFiles format) A Beautiful WWW
Beautiful Word Clouds Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like.

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Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will be face-to-face again on TV for their second debate. A debate, bi its nature, shouldn't be a subject easy to visualize, but day after the day, media gets to publish great graphics, in a record time, about what is said on these spaces. These are some examples of graphics on this topic, new and old.

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Cool Infographics - Blog 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! There is some fantastic information included in here.

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Think Vitamin - A blog for web designers and developers

Think Vitamin - A blog for web designers and developers

In order to achieve smooth transitions and animations, a browser needs to avoid doing extra work on its main thread, the part that’s in charge of handling tasks like JavaScript, style calculations, layout, painting and compositing (more on these later). …Continue reading Problem solving is in Dan Mandle’s blood.
Top 35 Flickr Groups for Infographics and Data Visualization Top 35 Flickr Groups for Infographics and Data Visualization Infographics are here to stay. 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. And one of the best places to find tons of new infographics, maps, charts and other forms of data visualization goodies is, without question, Flickr Groups. Today, we bring you a major round-up of the best 35 Flickr Groups to find all kinds of designs, either from major newspapers and magazine, personal portfolios or vintage maps and graphics.
If you're new on INSPIRED [the web design lifestyle mag], you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed & Newsletter for extra goodies. Thanks for visiting! 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. Understanding Mankind with 30 Awesome Interactive Designs and Tools Understanding Mankind with 30 Awesome Interactive Designs and Tools
gapminder: unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view. - gapminder.org
If you're new on INSPIRED [the web design lifestyle mag], you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed & Newsletter for extra goodies. Thanks for visiting! 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. Space, the Ultimate Visual Frontier: 70+ Amazing Infographics Space, the Ultimate Visual Frontier: 70+ Amazing Infographics
The Most Powerful Colors on the Web The Most Powerful Colors on the Web The Colors of the Web is a very cool infographic by ColourLovers.com. Looking at the color distribution of the icons of the top 100 web brands. When we released our report on the colors of the social web, based on data analyzed by our Twitter theme tool, we were surprised that blue was such a dominant color in people’s profile designs. Was Twitter’s default color influencing their design decisions? Or is blue really THE most popular and dominant color online? …We decided to look at the colors in the brands from the top 100 sites in the world to see if we could paint a more colorful picture.
10 Coolest Typographic Infographics A picture is worth a thousand words. 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. 10 Coolest Typographic Infographics
Font and color choices in a website say certain things about the owner of the site. 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

What Your Web Design Says About You (Infographic)

via The Psychology of Color – Must See for Web Designers [Infographic] | Tech King. One of the most fascinating and overlooked elements web designers tend to overlook is the influence of color on their website visitors. While a color palette may look visually pleasing, is it psychologically pleasing? When you go to design your next website pay special attention to your color choices and what they actually mean. Infographic: The Psychology of Color for Web Design | PrintMediaCentr.com

Data Visualization: Modern Approaches - Smashing Magazine

Advertisement Data presentation can be beautiful, elegant and descriptive. 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.
Wikipedia: Country Population, Density & Area Each square in the Honeycomb map is a country. A Brief Explanation Search Information Visualization Database
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