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Unedited running notes from TEDGlobal 2009. An interaction designer at Nokia , Lima looks at how complex interconnectedness can be understood. He is compelled by the divide between information and knowledge.
Who enjoys the fastest internet? South Koreans do, according to Ookla- the average South Korean Internet connection is more than 3x faster than the average connection in the US. Eastern European countries like Latvia and Lithuania are also at the top of the pool. Within the US, there is tremendous variation by state.
Infographics have become the method of choice to communicate data, facts, figures and statistics about a given topic. Social media has fueled their growth and popularity, and there have been a large number of social media infographics created over the past year. Whether you’re interested in analyzing the growth and history of social networking , or you want to break down a given social network and analyze it, there are plenty of social networking infographics to provide all the data you could need, in an easy to read format.
Jan 15 2010 Information architecture can be a daunting subject for designers who’ve never tried it before. Also, creating successful infographics and visualizations takes skill and practice, along with some advance planning. But anyone with graphic design skills can learn to create infographics that are effective and get data across in a user-friendly manner. Below are a collection of resources to get you going down the information architecture and data visualization path.
Wrapping your brain around data online can be challenging, especially when dealing with huge volumes of information. And trying to find related content can also be difficult, depending on what data you’re looking for. But data visualizations can make all of that much easier, allowing you to see the concepts that you’re learning about in a more interesting, and often more useful manner. Below are 50 of the best data visualizations and tools for creating your own visualizations out there, covering everything from Digg activity to network connectivity to what’s currently happening on Twitter. Music, Movies and Other Media
Infographics can be a great way to quickly reference information. Instead of pouring over figures and long reports to decipher data, an infographic can immediately make apparent exactly what a dataset actually means . Below are more than 25 infographics that can be useful to web designers. Some are incredibly practical, some provide information that might be of interest to designers and some just present data that might be interesting to those who design websites all day. If you know of any good ones that we may have missed, please add them in the comments section below.
I've always thought of Flickr as a place where I can share my photos with friends and family; however, I'm starting to see there's a whole lot more than that. It's a great place to find inspiration for infographics and visualizations or to just browse the giganto collection of work from others. Here are some awesome data-related Flickr groups that are worth a look.
A poster created for Texas-based creative agency Test Monki. It was used to promote their s’mores themed open house event to show off their new studio space.
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Timothy Greig structures the information flow of a library website. Photo by Timothy Greig Information architecture is an often misunderstood job title. Are they Designers? Developers? Managers?
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