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Mapping the Stairs to Visual Excellence

Mapping the Stairs to Visual Excellence

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50 Great Examples of Data Visualization 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.

Solving the Tongue-Twisting Problems of Speech Animation Motion capture is a widely used technique to record the movement of the human body. Indeed, the technique has become ubiquitous in areas such as sports science, where it is used to analyze movement and gait, as well as in movie animation and gaming, where it is used to control computer-generated avatars. As a result, an entire industry exists for analyzing movement in this way, along with cheap, off-the-shelf equipment and software for capturing and handling the data. Formula Forensics - Homepage Formula Forensics finally has a home! Formula Forensics started in Oct 2011 when Chandoo was on Holidays a Work Trip and asked me (Hui) to write a few guests posts during the week. In one of the posts I documented a formula that had been recently posted in the Forums and Formula Forensics was born. Formula Forensics has now grown to 41 posts and is mostly written by Hui with the help of 3 guest authors, Luke, Faseeh and Sajan.

Visual Thinking Spatial & Sequential Thinking Spatial and sequential thinking are two different mental organisations that affect the way people view the world. Sequential thinking is step by step linear thinking over time, while spatial thinking is an holistic system where all knowledge is interconnected in space. Auditory thinking is associated with sequential thinking and visual-spatial thinking is associated with spatial thinking. The sequential system involves analysis, progression from simple to complex, organisation of information and linear deductive reasoning. It is influenced by hearing and language and an awareness of time.

Visualization inter-Face Ben Shneiderman A variant of the Venn diagram ( used for genre or life style visualization) A Japanese network diagram A timeline on issues in corporate communication. Data Visualization and Infographics Examples and Resources Things wordy, geeky, and webby Since taking a class that discussed Edward Tufte‘s work, I’ve been fascinated by turning information into visual data. His site contains many examples that you could easily spend hours on the site.

Garry's Mod Gameplay[edit] Although Garry's Mod is usually considered to be a full game, it has no game objective and players can use the game's set of tools for any purpose whatsoever, although sometimes when playing on a multiplayer server it may have role-play or other types of game modes. Garry's Mod allows players to manipulate items, furniture and "props" – various objects that players can place in-game. Five glorious presentations on visual thinking Do you think in words or pictures, or both? Visual thinking engages the part of the brain that handles visual processing, and is said to be both "emotional and creative" so you can "organise information in an intuitive and simultaneous way". A picture really might be worth a thousand words, while being easier to understand and recall. Therefore it is worth exploring how visual thinking can help you communicate ideas to colleagues and clients. I have collated a few presentations to help you do exactly that.

200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes Mankind was able to manage many challeges in the past and can be just as successful in overcoming the new challenges facing us today. From the BBC Four program "The Joy of Stats". Want more details about a specific country? Check out Each day the Flixxy team looks through hundreds of new videos to pull out a few we think are the best. Sketchnotes 101: The Basics of Visual Note-taking Welcome to the second article in the the new Core77 "Sketchnotes Channel" ( where we'll be exploring the application of visual thinking tools in the worlds of design and creative thinking. So you say you're ready to start sketchnoting. Maybe you're not much of a sketcher but you take a lot of notes, and are interested in making them more meaningful and interesting, but you're afraid your drawings are too crude. For you, it's important to stress that sketchnotes—although they are inherently a visual medium—do not require drawing ability of any kind.

A Seismic Shift in Object Detection Object detection has undergone a dramatic and fundamental shift. I’m not talking about deep learning here – deep learning is really more about classification and specifically about feature learning. Feature learning has begun to play and will continue to play a critical role in machine vision. Arguably in a few years we’ll have a diversity of approaches for learning rich features hierarchies from large amounts of data; it’s a fascinating topic. However, as I said, this post is not about deep learning. Rather, perhaps an even more fundamental shift has occurred in object detection: the recent crop of top detection algorithms abandons sliding windows in favor of segmentation in the detection pipeline.

Enforcing Technical Document Business Rules with Schematron Enforcing Technical Document Business Rules with Schematron What is the problem? Many organizations want to speed up their migration to managing their technical content as XML by using generic data models such as DocBook or DITA. These documentation frameworks are usually a good choice for an organization since they already provide much of what you need to get started creating content. 15 examples Data Visualization is a method of presenting information in a graphical form. Good data visualization should appear as if it is a work of art. This intrigues the viewer and draws them in so that they can further investigate the data and info that the graphic represents. In this post there are 15 stunning examples of Data Visualization that are true works of art. Click on the title or image for a larger view of each visualization. The Strengths of Nations

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