create and share visual ideas online Select • Drag • Create Chat! We're not around, but we'd love to chat another time. You can also see our help guides We're not around but we still want to hear from you! How to Make an Infographic: Free Visual E-Book for Beginners On average, Americans consume 63 gigabytes of information per person per day. That’s roughly half of all the storage space in a new MacBook Air laptop. With so much information bombarding us on a daily basis, it’s no wonder we’ve become desensitized to even the most shocking statistics. For example, what if I told you that the 74 million richest people in the world possess 50% of its wealth? The real meaning of this statement would probably be lost on most of us. 14 Video Tools for Social Media Marketers Social Media Examiner Do you want to add video to your social media marketing? Are you looking for tools to simplify your video production? Today’s tools make it easy to record and edit videos for social media marketing and ad campaigns. In this article I’ll share 14 tools marketers can use to create screencasts, montages and slideshows.
The 65 best infographics Best infographics: Quick links The best infographics can take dry data, complex information or a confusing timeline, and make a clear as crystal graphic which is a joy to look at. Infographics are almost the perfect encapsulation of what good design, illustration and animation are about: communicating a story or an idea visually, in a way that instantly connects with people, in a way that a lot of raw text can never do.
Best Practices In Blended Learning Editor’s note: This article was originally published in February 2015 and has been updated to reflect current practices. Originally, blended learning referred to adding an online component to instructor-led training or classroom education. Now, blended learning refers to the use of more than one delivery method to provide and enhance training and support. This is one way to add continued support to people on their learning journey. A Visual Vocabulary for Concept Models – Eleganthack Sign up to be alerted when Pencil Me In, my book on visual thinking, is available. I’m gone a little crazy for concept models. It started with when I wrote, How to Make a Concept Model, and then when I followed up with Five Models for Making Sense of Complex Systems. They are sometimes called Conceptual Models and sometimes Concept Models. I prefer the latter. Other than being shorter to type, I like the symmetry of a concept sketch and a concept model.
Essential Metrics to Measure Your YouTube Videos In the vast world of online marketing content, video content is king. At this point, nobody can deny that an online marketing campaign with no video is incomplete. This is especially important (and true) for your user experience, in fact, 4X as many consumers would prefer to watch some kind of video content about a topic than to read about it. But after you’ve created and uploaded a video to your YouTube channel, your job is not done. Far from it!
Research - Brain Processing of Visual Information CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have discovered that an area of the brain previously thought to process only simple visual information also tackles complex images such as optical illusions. The research, conducted with animals, also provides evidence that both the simple and more complex areas of the brain involved in different aspects of vision work cooperatively, rather than in a rigid hierarchy, as scientists have believed to date. "Because half of the human brain is devoted directly or indirectly to vision, understanding the process of vision provides clues to understanding fundamental operations in the brain," said Professor Mriganka Sur of MIT's Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences. The research, which will appear in the December 20 issue of the journal Science, was conducted by Professor Sur, graduate student Bhavin R.
How to use Zoom like a pro: 15 video chat tips and tricks to try today The Zoom video meeting and chat app has become the wildly popular host to millions of people working and studying from home during the coronavirus pandemic. Despite a number of privacy and security issues that arose alongside the platform's rapid growth, it now features end-to-end encryption and other ways to protect your account and your chats from Zoombombing and other privacy flaws. The platform also recently added a marketplace for virtual events, and is testing app integrations such as Slack and Dropbox. Whether you've been using Zoom for years or have only just signed up in 2020, there are a number of helpful and fun tips, tricks and hidden features you can find to upgrade your video chatting experience and make your video meetings a little less weird.