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Easel.ly. Piktochart- Infographic & Presentation Tool. The 18 Best Free Web Tools Chosen By You. 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. Then they even orchestrated a worldwide vote! Below is the list of finalists for the best free web tools. Claco Find, build and share resources with teachers across the hall or across the world — aligned with Common Core ClassDojo Improve specific student behaviors and engagement by awarding and recording real-time feedback. Infocology thinkstate.

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Information graphics. Category:Infographics. Information aesthetics - Information Visualization & Visual Communication. 20+ Tools to Create Your Own Infographics. A picture is worth a thousand words – based on this, infographics would carry hundreds of thousands of words, yet if you let a reader choose between a full-length 1000-word article and an infographic that needs a few scroll-downs, they’d probably prefer absorbing information straight from the infographic.

20+ Tools to Create Your Own Infographics

What’s not to like? Colored charts and illustrations deliver connections better than tables and figures and as users spend time looking back and forth the full infographic, they stay on the site longer. Plus, readers who like what they see are more likely to share visual guides more than articles. While not everyone can make infographics from scratch, there are tools available on the Web that will help you create your very own infographics.

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Infographics. Visual News. Infographics. The Ultimate Guide To Infographics. Infographics Must Die. Last week, we wrote about our loathing of pie charts.

Infographics Must Die

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. Rhetological Fallacies. Buy a printable multi-language PDF Thanks to 李为维, Hayanna Carvalho, Iván Galarza, Klaus-Michael Lux, Kadar Magor, Gilles Peyroux and Adriano Venditti, Rhetological Fallacies is now available in Chinese, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian and Spanish.

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We’re thinking of creating an interactive version of this graphic. Is that a good idea? Let us know your thoughts & ideas in our 30 sec survey. Taken from the forthcoming infographic mega-tome, Knowledge is Beautiful. The d Infographics - Because we Love beautiful Information. Free Infographic Design Vector Elements. 30+ Really Useful Infographics Tools & Resources. Infographic credit: Ivan Cash. 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.

Information is beautiful: 30 examples of creative infography

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. DataViz. Neo Mam Infographic Agency. Visual graphics and visual histories. Creative Infographic Design & Information Graphics. The Infographics Showcase - Data Visualization - Infographic Design. Density Design. Infographics Data visualization. Best Infographics - Infographics blog - Infographic finder. Densitydesign. Density Design is a research framework and an experimental laboratory, born as a laboratory course in the final year of the Master Degree Course in Communication Design at the Politecnico di Milano.

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Using complexity as a keyword to understand reality, combining it with a continuous research for information aesthetics and representation, DensityDesign explores the emergent relationships among communication design, information visualization and complex systems. It moves in an emergent multidisciplinary field that could be called Space of Actions. Established in September 2004 DensityDesign is a platform for verifying the potential of communication artefacts in helping decision making processes and the Communication Design ability to facilitate dialogues within participatory actions.

The DensityDesign project is currently coordinated by Prof. GOOD Home Page. Power of Data Visualization - An infographic inspiration site. Infographic Website Offering Infographics and Data Visualization. Infographics & Visualizations. Create, Share, Explore. Column Five Media: Infographics, Content Strategy, Interactive Design.

Column Five. » ChartGeek.com. Infographipedia, the world of infographic. Cool Infographics - Blog. Maga Design Blog. Mandala. Thangka painting of Manjuvajra Mandala The term is of Sanskrit origin.

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It appears in the Rig Veda as the name of the sections of the work, but is also used in other religions and philosophies, particularly Buddhism. In various spiritual traditions, mandalas may be employed for focusing attention of practitioners and adepts, as a spiritual guidance tool, for establishing a sacred space, and as an aid to meditation and trance induction. In common use, mandala has become a generic term for any diagram, chart or geometric pattern that represents the cosmos metaphysically or symbolically; a microcosm of the universe.

Hinduism[edit] Religious meaning[edit] A yantra is a two- or three-dimensional geometric composition used in sadhanas, puja or meditative rituals. Many situate yantras as central focus points for Hindu tantric practice. Despite its cosmic meanings a yantra is a reality lived. Political meaning[edit] Buddhism[edit] Early and Theravada Buddhism[edit] Tibetan Vajrayana[edit] Data Visualization, Information Design and Infographics. Social media infographics... and more.