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We have indexed all newspapers and plotted their correct locations, in 39 countries. Might have missed some. And most newspapers in another 199 countries, a bunch of them not in their correct locations. Add new ones here: add/correct "The immediate usefulness of Newspaper Map is readily apparent." Jared Keller, The Atlantic
The emerging field of visualization studies examines the use of pictures to improve the access to information, the quality of software, or the communication of knowledge. Prominent research fields in this area are information visualization (a domain of computer science), scientific visualization, or software visualization. Other highly relevant research sectors for the understanding of pictures in communication are design studies and the psychology of perception. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Design duo Tyler Lang and Elsa Chaves are Always With Honor , an Portland-based design team with a specialty in beautifully simple information displays and iconography. I first got turned on to / by their work when I spotted this awesome poster. It visualizes the many domains within design. Somewhat awesomely . (Here’s a link to a massive hi-res version ) Simple shapes, simple typography, simple colour characterises their work.
Photo by Ken Yeung I really enjoy talking complex subjects, processes or business problems and boiling them down to their core essence. This is becoming known as the process of "Visual Thinking".
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.
The problem A collection of essays is collated for readers with visualizing graphics. The graphics should both serve as a thematic and structural overview of each text, and pose the essay in question in relation to the other essays in the book. They should be both an abbreviation of the text and the key to decoding the complex issues under discussion.
This presents nine sources of visual thinking guides: Exploratree , Gamestorming , LexIcon , Education Oasis , TeacherVision , Freeology , Education Place and Writing Fun . Exploratree hosts a set of interactive thinking guides. This is a free web resource where you can use the guides, print them, edit them or make your own. You can share them and work on them in groups.