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Intuitive and appealing representation of data

Colective. Colective. Colective. Colective. SVS Animation 3827 - Perpetual Ocean. This visualization shows ocean surface currents around the world during the period from June 2005 through December 2007.

SVS Animation 3827 - Perpetual Ocean

The visualization does not include a narration or annotations; the goal was to use ocean flow data to create a simple, visceral experience. This visualization was produced using model output from the joint MIT/JPL project: Estimating the Circulation and Climate of the Ocean, Phase II or ECCO2. ECCO2 uses the MIT general circulation model (MITgcm) to synthesize satellite and in-situ data of the global ocean and sea-ice at resolutions that begin to resolve ocean eddies and other narrow current systems, which transport heat and carbon in the oceans. ECCO2 provides ocean flows at all depths, but only surface flows are used in this visualization.

The dark patterns under the ocean represent the undersea bathymetry. This visualization was shown at the SIGGRAPH Asia 2012 Computer Animation Festival. Don't miss these related visualizations: Excerpt form Dynamic Earth. The Awesome "Getting to Know Alexis Thompson" Infographic. Although she's already quite familiar to fans of women's golf, Alexis Thompson hasn't yet become a household name, despite the fact that she's made golf history... a couple of times already.

The Awesome "Getting to Know Alexis Thompson" Infographic

At age 16, the newly crowned Navistar LPGA Classic Champion is seen by many in golf media as the great American hope for women's golf.... and some are even suggesting she may singlehandedly save the LPGA. However, most of the folks I've been speaking to at the driving range and on the golf course this week, have no idea who Alexis Thompson is. Granted, these people have mainly been men... recreational golfers who probably don't know Ricky Fowler from Dustin Johnson, either. Left vs Right: US Political Spectrum. Shared storage for OpenStack based on DRBD-Mozilla Firefox. Storage is a tricky part of the cloud environment. We want it to be fast, to be network-accessible and to be as reliable as possible.

One way is to go to the shop and buy yourself a SAN solution from a prominent vendor for solid money. Another way is to take commodity hardware and use open source magic to turn it into distributed network storage. Guess what we did? We have several primary goals ahead. Listen for free to new and emerging music at amazingtunes. Online Apps. Concepts. Artrise: Art Social Network + Artist Portfolio Website, Art Industry, Musician, Photographer Networking.

Information aesthetics. Gapminder: Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view. The Joy of Stats. About the video Hans Rosling says there’s nothing boring about stats, and then goes on to prove it.

The Joy of Stats

A one-hour long documentary produced by Wingspan Productions and broadcast by BBC, 2010. A DVD is available to order from Wingspan Productions. Director & Producer; Dan Hillman, Executive Producer: Archie Baron. ©Wingspan Productions for BBC, 2010. Campagne Laboratory-Mozilla Firefox. Goby is a next-gen data management framework designed to facilitate the implementation of efficient data analysis pipelines.

Campagne Laboratory-Mozilla Firefox

The program is distributed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). Citation. Edward Tufte. Edward Tufte is a statistician and artist, and Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Statistics, and Computer Science at Yale University.

Edward Tufte

He wrote, designed, and self-published 4 classic books on data visualization. The New York Times described ET as the "Leonardo da Vinci of data," and Business Week as the "Galileo of graphics. " He is now writing a book/film The Thinking Eye and constructing a 234-acre tree farm and sculpture park in northwest Connecticut, which will show his artworks and remain open space in perpetuity. He founded Graphics Press, ET Modern gallery/studio, and Hogpen Hill Farms LLC. Visual Display of Quantitative Information 200 pages. Envisioning Information. "Remarkable range of examples for the idea of visual thinking with beautifully printed pages.

Envisioning Information

A real treat for all who reason and learn by means of images. " RUDOLF ARNHEIM "A magnificent sequel to Tufte's classic The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. " AMERICAN MATHEMATICAL MONTHLY. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. "A landmark book, a wonderful book.

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

" FREDERICK MOSTELLER "A tour de force. " JOHN W. Visual Explanations: Quantities, Evidence. "The Leonardo da Vinci of data.

Visual Explanations: Quantities, Evidence

" NEW YORK TIMES "There's a book that you simply must see. Riveting ideas on how to tell compelling stories of cause and effect using numbers and images. " WASHINGTON POST. Clarinette02. StackOps Community - nubes privadas-Mozilla Firefox. Information Architects. Visualizing Music. Magnitude increased to 9.1. The Sonification Handbook. Data Visualization: Modern Approaches « Smashing Magazine. Advertisement.

Data Visualization: Modern Approaches « Smashing Magazine

Ideas, issues, concepts, subjects - v. Perceptual Edge. Show Me the Numbers. Most presentations of quantitative information are poorly designed—painfully so, often to the point of misinformation.

Show Me the Numbers

This problem, however, is rarely noticed and even more rarely addressed. We use tables and graphs to communicate quantitative information: the critical numbers that measure the health, identify the opportunities, and forecast the future of our organizations. Even the best information is useless, however, if its story is poorly told. This problem exists because almost no one has ever been trained to design tables and graphs for effective and efficient communication. Show Me the Numbers: Designing Tables and Graphs to Enlighten is the most accessible, practical, and comprehensive guide to table and graph design available. Information aesthetics. FlowingData. Data Visualization and Statistics. Data Visualization and Statistics. 37 Data-ish Blogs.

You might not know it, but there are actually a ton of data and visualization blogs out there. I'm a bit of a feed addict subscribing to just about anything with a chart or a mention of statistics on it (and naturally have to do some feed-cleaning every now and then). In a follow up to my short list last year, here are the data-ish blogs, some old and some new, that continue to post interesting stuff.

Data and Statistics By the Numbers - Column from The New York Times visual Op-ed columnist, Charles Blow, who also used to be NYT's graphics director.Data Mining - Matthew Hurst, scientist at Microsoft's MSN, also the co-creator of BlogPulse.Statistical Modeling - We might disagree on certain things, but Andrew's blog is one of the few active pure statistics blogs.The Numbers Guy - Data-minded reporting from Carl Bialik of the Wall Street Journal.Basketball Geek - Like statistical analysis and basketball?

Statistical/Analytical Visualization Maps.