It’s the start of a new year and that means there’s infinite possibilities that lay before you. But you can’t move forward without arming yourself with the best free web tools and apps. I was perusing some of my favorite education blogs, social networks, and other time-sucking online spots when I came back to the Edublog Awards . I’m proud that Edudemic was nominated for a bunch of awards (didn’t win but what can ya do) but more importantly I’m impressed with the amount of effort put forward by the Edublogs team. They’ve rounded up some of the best education and technology resources on the planet. The 18 Best Free Web Tools Chosen By You

The 18 Best Free Web Tools Chosen By You

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Ballou on Visual Communications:::::::::::by Olivier Ballou | How visuals get ideas across Ballou on Visual Communications:::::::::::by Olivier Ballou | How visuals get ideas across Designing an invite to my own wedding It’s not every day you get to design your own wedding invite. My best “man” – the wonderful and design-conscious Falice Chin – referred to it in her speech at the reception (I paraphrase): “I knew that Olivier was a changed man after meeting Sarah (the bride), because there were birds on his wedding invitation and it didn’t include Helvetica – he even went so far as to use a serif font!” Other than pleasing my fiancé, I also wanted to refer to the upcoming arrival of our child.

The Conversation Prism by Brian Solis and JESS3

Yes, the brand new Conversation Prism is harder, better, faster, stronger…with a new look and design to boot! Order the poster now or download the digital version for free (multiple sizes available). What is The Conversation Prism? The Conversation Prism by Brian Solis and JESS3
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Information graphics Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present complex information quickly and clearly.[1][2] They can improve cognition by utilizing graphics to enhance the human visual system’s ability to see patterns and trends.[3][4] The process of creating infographics can be referred to as data visualization, information design, or information architecture.[2] Overview[edit] Infographics have been around for many years and recently the proliferation of a number of easy-to-use, free tools have made the creation of infographics available to a large segment of the population. Social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have also allowed for individual infographics to be spread among many people around the world.

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{*style:<b>*}Thirteen years before a human ever traveled to outer space, on June 11, 1948, a heroic rhesus monkey named {*style:<a href=''>*}Albert{*style:</a>*} made the journey, paving the way for future astronauts. {*style:</b>*}Sadly Albert died of suffocation during the flight, but he was the first of many test monkeys. Before Albert only fruit flies had been sent to space, but he was the predecessor to monkeys Albert II through Albert VI, Gordo, Able, Sam, Miss Sam, Ham, and Enos among several other animals. Based in Budapest, Hungary, designer Norbert Mayer gives an illustrated history lesson on our animal friend space travelers in the images below.

The Ultimate Guide To Infographics

What Are Infographics? I found many definitions of what Infographics are as well as explanations of how they are useful in a variety of settings. Here are a couple of the definitions I liked followed by their sources: The Ultimate Guide To Infographics
Last week, we wrote about our loathing of pie charts. That piece seems to have struck a nerve, so it's about time we addressed a second major beef with modern data visualization: infographics have become abjectly terrible. Infographics have a long, noble history that began the moment William Playfair invented the chart and ended roughly five minutes after marketers learned how little you could get away with paying a visual designer to make an infographic for a brand. Infographics have become a massive presence online — a poorly sourced, visually galling, informationally empty presence — and it's actually a problem Infographics Must Die Infographics Must Die
Buy a printable PDF in English and in French. Read the French version – Thanks to Gilles Peyroux. See a text-only version Rhetological Fallacies

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30+ Really Useful Infographics Tools & Resources

30+ Really Useful Infographics Tools & Resources

Infographic credit: Ivan Cash Infographics are everywhere! Whether you’re a fan of them or not , infographics have become a staple of web content and are engaged in a seemingly endless love affair with social media.

Information is beautiful: 30 examples of creative infography

Information is beautiful: 30 examples of creative infography Unfortunatly I never had the opportunity to do client work on an infography, but it seems to be one of the most challenging task for a graphic designer. The perfect infography must synthetize complex information in a simple visual representation, which is not easy. The following examples take information architecture to another level by making it beautiful. 1. Ancient Hebrew Cosmology 2.
Neo Mam Infographic Design Agency Exciting new projects and interesting people make us tick. I have known Danny Ashton for over 5 years, this is a guy who gets it. If I needed someone to create content that gets links at the right price, this is the man I would call. He has been a service provider for my agency for some years now, and was one of the original members of Linkbait Coaching. His agency continues to be at the cutting edge of content marketing. Neo Mam Infographic Agency
Are you ready to take your business to the next level. It might be time to expand your business and this infographic will be able to lead you in the right direction. It can be hard to run a business so any advice and help you can get is beneficial. Infographics Inspiration | Creative Infographic Design & Information Graphics
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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DensityDesign is a research lab in the Design Department of the Politecnico di Milano. It focuses on the visual representation of complex social, organizational and urban phenomena read more... Activities The relationship between design interventions and the environment in which they are performed more and more are seen as complex.

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