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Imperial History of the Middle East

Imperial History of the Middle East

20 Powerful Infographic Design Kits Infograpics have become so popular these days and as a result more and more high quality infographic design kits are made available to help designers. Infographics can be used very effectively to present complex data in a nice visual and powerful way. It is done using hand-picked design elements that relate to the data they represent e.g. demographic data can be effectively illustrated using small carefully colored human icons as overlay on a simplified map. Online marketers love infographics for their ability to go viral on social networks and often they are offered as easy to embed code making it fast and simple for e.g. bloggers to share them in posts… very useful value oriented way to build links and online presence. Infograpics designs are also used commercially in information products. Gartner Groups Hype Cycle is a well known example of an infographic (at least in the enterprise IT space) that deliver high value data in a delicious and branded way. Infographics Design Elements

World History Essays Top 50+ Tools for Creating Infographics Telling your story in visual form through the use of infographics has been one of the hottest trends in recent times. Given the tremendous information available online, people are now more interested to get information through colorful and interesting graphics, instead of words and numbers. Creating infographics, however, requires tremendous analytical and creative skills plus the ability to convert these data and information into interesting visuals. The good news is, there are available resources online that you can use to help you create infographics. In this post, we will list down all available resources and tools that you can use to simplify the process of creating infographics. If you want to view some excellent examples of a well-designed infographics, then checkout our previous post on the following topics: These are online applications that you can use to generate charts, graphs and tables. 06-Creately Create interesting charts and diagrams quickly and collaboratively.

Information Design Watch | March 7, 2012, 3:42 pm The Scientists Sketch By Henry Woodbury Data visualization consultant Lee De Cola has assembled a neat cross section of sketches by famous scientists. Here, for example, is a literal back-of-the-envelope sketch by Henri Poincaré: Sadly, many of the images are small, or culled of context. Comments (2) | Filed under: Art, Charts and Graphs, Diagrams, Illustration, Information Design, Maps, Scholarly Publishing, Visual Explanation December 27, 2011, 10:57 am The Infographic Dump I’ve been meaning to write about a spate of bad infographics I’ve been seeing recently in blog posts and social media feeds, but Megan McArdle beat me to it: If you look at these lovely, lying infographics, you will notice that they tend to have a few things in common:They are made by random sites without particularly obvious connection to the subject matter. As summarized in point 3 above, McArdle goes into some detail on the misuse of data. These graphs suffer from more than misappropriated data.

ONLINE GRAPHS AND CHARTS | create and design your own graphs and charts online | INDEX StatPlanet StatPlanet (formerly StatPlanet Map Maker) is a free, award-winning application for creating fully customizable interactive maps. StatPlanet can be used to visualize location-based statistical data, such as life expectancy by country or demographic statistics and voting patterns by US state. In addition to maps, StatPlanet also has the option of including interactive graphs and charts to create feature-rich interactive infographics. Restrictions: StatPlanet comes with only two maps: a world map (country level) and a US map (state level). Create an interactive map in 5 steps Open StatPlanet.exe to view the results offline, or open StatPlanet.html to view the results in a web-browser. For further details, see the StatPlanet User Guide (PDF) Create an interactive map in 5 minutes instructional video Enable macros in Excel When you open StatPlanet_Data_Editor.xls you will normally get a message asking you whether you wish to enable macros.

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