Before LinkedIn, How Exactly Did Our Ancestors Find Jobs? Didn’t you always wonder how folks found jobs back in the day? I mean the day before LinkedIn. Were there neolithic recruiters? What we do know is that there were jobs then that have somehow vanished. Fuller, arming squire, leech collector, barber-surgeon, stone worker, lime burner, treadmill worker, lance maker, chain-mail maker, royal falconer, purple maker, and shepherd. Titles like these surely stir up your interest in the job market of yesteryear? Jörgen Sundberg The original Undercover Recruiter, after 7 years in tech recruiting Jorgen now runs Link Humans, a social media agency in London.
Datavisualization.ch Selected Tools 8 Steps to Create an Infographic 1. Pick a Topic / Collect Data There are many data sources available, such as Google public data, which is a great starting point for data collection. Advertising-Agriculture-Antiques-Architecture-Arts & Crafts-Automotive-Aviation-Books-Chemicals-Collectibles- Communications & Media-Computers-Consulting-Design-Disabilities-Education-Electronics-Employment-Entertainment- Fashion-Financing-Food-Gambling-Games-Government-Health-Hobbies-Home & Garden-Hospitality-Information-Jewelry- Jewelry-Law-Music-Parenting-Retail-Real Estate-Religion RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT Retail Management-Science-Security-Software-Sports-Telecommunication-Transportation-Travel-Video-Weather. 2. Find References for Your Material Over 80% of visual is related to color, which conveys information and provides the user with other operational benefits such as a unique identity. 3. Research Infographics are data driven, visual pieces of content. SHARE YOUR KNOWLEDGE WITH THE WORLD: t: f: visual.ly: P
How to Create Infographics in Adobe Illustrator Topic: Adobe IllustratorDifficulty: Intermediate / AdvancedEstimated completion time: 2 hours In this tutorial we will learn how to create the information graphics (Infographics) using the standard tools of Adobe Illustrator. We will also show you some ways how to change graph appearance retaining its dynamic functions; i.e. you will be able to edit the data graphs after all transformations. Let’s begin! Step 1 The work with infographics always involves information search and data processing in the first phase of your project. All information should be entered in the Entry text box. Step 2 Our created object is a dynamic object, i.e. we can always change the name, data sequence and the number of categories and/or data. The graph design will change only after you click on OK in the dialog box. Step 3 Let’s examine the Graph Type window. Moreover, we can edit the Value and Category axis. But as you all understand it is clearly not enough to make the right kind of graph. Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7
15 Useful Infographics For Designers And Developers Writen by Bogdan / Comments Off on 15 Useful Infographics For Designers And Developers Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge. These graphics present complex information quickly and clearly, such as in signs, maps, journalism, technical writing, and education. With an information graphic, computer scientists, mathematicians, and statisticians develop and communicate concepts using a single symbol to process information. The evolution of web design Server Headers Infographic Why Websites Speed Really Matters Photoshop Etiquette Manifesto Cloud Computing Landscape Understanding Google PageRank Hackers: How they get, and got in Anatomy of a WordPress Theme The anatomy of a perfect landing page Visual Guide to SEO The Evolution of Typography Computer Programming Languages Chart HTTP Headers Status Diagram Periodic Table of the Perl6 Operators Web Services Standards Poster
The 90 best infographics | Infographic Every picture tells a story, as they say, but sometimes it takes a clever combination of words and pictures to tell a story quickly, concisely and in an entertaining fashion. The best infographics may look like they were simple to create in Photoshop, but designing an effective piece of data visualization is usually anything but. There are several great tools to create infographics, but these examples of infographics from around the web will show you how you can take it a step further and add a bit of style and personality to your data. Some are older than others, but they can still provide some inspiration for those of you looking to create an infographic from scratch. Some are funny, some more serious, and all are inspiring examples of the art. If Star Wars: The Last Jedi has put you in the mood to immediately watch the original movie, hold your horses just one second. 02. 03. Are you reading this slumped at your desk? 04. Do you know your aperture from your apex? 06. 07. 09. 16. 17.
10 Free Tools To Create Visually Appealing Infographics By Akhter on June 12, 2012 10 Free Tools To Create Visually Appealing Infographics Don't Forget to participate in a contest where you can win an amazing e-Commerce template from TemplateMonster. Infographics is the graphical representation of information or data. In this round up, we are presenting some free tools that you can use to create visually appealing and effective Infographics. Visual.ly Visual.ly Create is the fastest, smartest and most beautiful approach to data visualization yet. Stat Planet Create fully customizable interactive and animated bar charts, time series and scatter plots. Inkscape It is a free vector graphic tool. with this tool you can create your overall infographic free. ChartBin With this tool you can create your own interactive map. Creately One click styling, pretty shapes, curvy connectors and more helps you create beautiful diagrams and infographics. Wordle Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. ManyEyes Google Public Data Tableau
Infographics - Visualizing Data 8 Types Of Infographics & Which One To Use When Whether you love them or hate them, infographics are still one of the most effective ways to present a lot of information in an interesting, concise and easily digestible way. It’s much faster to get the gist of something by scanning an infographic than reading several paragraphs of text. There have been a lot of bad infographics presented over the past few years, but overall, I’m noticing that the quality is going up. Did you know there are different styles of infographics? Today I’d like to share the 8 types of infographics with you. There are probably more than 8 types of infographics in the world, but for the purpose of this article, let’s just say there are 8 types. FeaturePoints – One of the best apps that will pay you for using it! This well put together presentation was the result of a collaboration between Neo Mammalian Studios and Econsultancy. If you are an infographic designer, you can get more detailed information about this. Via: [Econsultancy] [Neo Mammalian Studios]
How Movie Posters Have Changed In The Last 98 Years [Infographic] It seems silly when Pantone announces the new color of the year, but their basic premise is correct: Our tastes in colors change over time. Consider the green refrigerators and yellow countertops of the 1970s vs the stainless steel appliances of today. Be it in paints, inks, fabrics or linoleums, color sink into our collective consciousness. Vijay Pandurangan was interested to see how colors played out in one of society’s most time-honored advertising traditions, the movie poster. Click to enlarge. What he generated was a fascinating timeline, a way to quickly scan the trends of Hollywood marketing in terms of nothing but color. Pandurangan points out several potential reasons for this shift, like that the hand painted posters of yore featured unrealistically orange skin tones, balanced by the more balanced flesh tones of photography. If you like the infographic, be sure to check out the interactive version on Pandurangan’s page. See it here. [Hat tip: boingboing]
Learning Visually | Living the Dream Infographics work in the classroom because they grab students and allow an entry point to learning — and because they sum up pages and pages, even chapters, of information that would take a reader hours to process. Interactive infographics make kids want to immediately start clicking around to see what’s what. For a teacher who prioritizes an inquiry-driven classroom, that’s a great starting point. Infographics and Data visualization are not just for consumption though, teachers and students can also challenge the learning process by creating original graphics for themselves. Go here –> Consuming the information is one portion of the equation when discussing data visualization. There are elements of design to evaluate as well as functionality/clarity of purpose. … classroom examples of consumption graphics … classroom examples of interactive consumption graphics Tools for creation… Data to play with…
How to Be an Educated Consumer of Infographics: David Byrne on the Art-Science of Visual Storytelling As an appreciator of the art of visual storytelling by way of good information graphics — an art especially endangered in this golden age of bad infographics served as linkbait — I was thrilled and honored to be on the advisory “Brain Trust” for a project by Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist, New Yorker writer, and Scientific American neuroscience blog editor Gareth Cook, who has set out to highlight the very best infographics produced each year, online and off. (Disclaimer for the naturally cynical: No money changed hands.) The Best American Infographics 2013 (public library) is now out, featuring the finest examples from the past year — spanning everything from happiness to sports to space to gender politics, and including a contribution by friend-of-Brain Pickings Wendy MacNaughton — with an introduction by none other than David Byrne. Byrne, who knows a thing or two about creativity and has himself produced some delightfully existential infographics, writes:
Create a map | BatchGeo Infographics for Educators We live in a world of quick consumption, bite-size morsels of information, and visualizations of just about everything. All of this has become boiled down into the uber-popular infographic. They pop up from time to time on Edudemic and I often have a tough time determining if I should actually run versus another. I’ve been saving up all of my favorite infographics for a post just like this one. An all-in-one no-extra-clicking-necessary post where you can scroll for miles and have a never-ending stream of visualized goodness. I picked each infographic based on the topic, breadth of information, and overall worth. The phrase ‘sum is greater than its parts’ comes to mind as each of these 10 infographics is useful in its own right… but altogether they’re downright overwhelmingly helpful. The Public Thinks Laptops Shouldn’t Be Allowed in Class Until High School The Internet: A Decade Later The growth of the internet in the last 10 years is staggering. Will Mobile Kill YouTube?