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Brendan Griffen created a giant network of people , using every profile on Wikipedia that had an "influenced by" or "influences" field.
Raw data sets from various surveys are separated to two sections: longitudinal and single-survey. Data formats used are: SPSS, CSV and ODS.
How do thinking/graphical organisers or mind mapping tools fit with Learning styles and Bloom's Revised taxonomy . The key element to a thinking or graphical organiser is, in my opinion, the key or focusing question.
"Remarkable range of examples for the idea of visual thinking with beautifully printed pages. A real treat for all who reason and learn by means of images." RUDOLF ARNHEIM
Posted: August 30th, 2009 | Author: Manuel Lima | Filed under: Uncategorized |
Over the last few years I’ve created a few popular visualizations , a lot of duds , and I’ve learned a few lessons along the way.
Jeffrey Heer, Stanford University Ben Shneiderman, University of Maryland, College Park The increasing scale and availability of digital data provides an extraordinary resource for informing public policy, scientific discovery, business strategy, and even our personal lives.
Interactive visualization continues to grow more useful and prominent in every day analysis.
Last week I attended the Association of American Geographers Annual Conference and heard a talk by Robert Groves , Director of the US Census Bureau. Aside the impressiveness of the bureau’s work I was struck by how Groves conceived of visualisations as requiring either fast thinking or slow thinking . Fast thinking data visualisations offer a clear message without the need for the viewer to spend more than a few seconds exploring them.
When we build models of the world, we often think of it broken down into pieces, such as cities, counties, and countries. In their newly funded project The City of 7 Billion , architects Joyce Hsiang and Bimal Mendis aim to model the world as one city , to study the impact of population growth on the environment and natural resources on a larger scale.
By: Jeff Clark Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2012
MetaLayer , a startup that helps you make visualizations from complex sets of data, has launched a new data community for people to share visualizations they’ve made with its service. “We want to do to data analysis what Apple has done to computers: Make data so intuitive that anyone can gather insights from tons of data,” said Metalayer Chief executive Chris Burrage in an interview with VentureBeat. MetaLayer helps you gather insights and make visualizations, also known as infographics, from massive amounts of data on the web.
We all know visualizations can be a great way to represent data, but some visualizations are better than others at certain data.
Attendees : All attendees should bring paper an pen for quick sketching.