About | Audacity® Audacity is a free, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. The interface is translated into many languages. You can use Audacity to: Record live audio.Record computer playback on any Windows Vista or later machine.Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs.Edit WAV, AIFF, FLAC, MP2, MP3 or Ogg Vorbis sound files.AC3, M4A/M4R (AAC), WMA and other formats supported using optional libraries.Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.Numerous effects including change the speed or pitch of a recording.And more! See the complete list of features. Free Software Audacity is free software, developed by a group of volunteers and distributed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). Free software is not just free of cost (like “free beer”). Programs like Audacity are also called open source software, because their source code is available for anyone to study or use. Bundling, Reselling or Distributing Audacity
Data Visualization: Modern Approaches Data presentation can be beautiful, elegant and descriptive. There is a variety of conventional ways to visualize data – tables, histograms, pie charts and bar graphs are being used every day, in every project and on every possible occasion. However, to convey a message to your readers effectively, sometimes you need more than just a simple pie chart of your results. In fact, there are much better, profound, creative and absolutely fascinating ways to visualize data. Many of them might become ubiquitous in the next few years. So what can we expect? Let’s take a look at the most interesting modern approaches to data visualization as well as related articles, resources and tools. 1. Trendmap 20071 Informationarchitects.jp3 presents the 200 most successful websites on the web, ordered by category, proximity, success, popularity and perspective in a mindmap. 2. Newsmap4 is an application that visually reflects the constantly changing landscape of the Google News news aggregator. 3. 4. 5. 6.
Venspired | A Blog by Krissy Venosdale FlowingData | Data Visualization, Infographics, and Statistics Cartoon Story Maker A quick look at the Cartoon Story Maker back to top... Features Features list character and background librariesimport your own imagestext bubbles and information boxesaccent key panelimport voice recordingsbuilt in recorder to add your own voice recordingsunlimited number of framescopy and paste framespreviewprint functionsaved stories can be opened and editedcopy and paste text from other documentshelp files (available online and included in the program) See the for more details. back to top... Cartoon Story Maker in the classroom Teachers can make cartoon stories to model language and cultural conventions.Students can make them as a stimulating and engaging way to practice their language skills. The Cartoon Story Maker has been designed with a focus on applying language learning. Students can: Teachers can: Cartoon Stories can be used: Installation and operation Installation To install and run the Cartoon Story Maker the computer must have the following: Operation Further Information and help
Commons 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. Music, Movies and Other Media Narratives 2.0 visualizes music. Liveplasma is a music and movie visualization app that aims to help you discover other musicians or movies you might enjoy. Tuneglue is another music visualization service. MusicMap is similar to TuneGlue in its interface, but seems slightly more intuitive. Digg, Twitter, Delicious, and Flickr Internet Visualizations
How to Make Great Charts for Infographics - Piktochart Infographics This is part of the Infographic Design Series and we’re delightfully at the last post of this series. Before getting into the nitty gritty details about charts, here’s a quick recap of what we have covered on infographic design so far. Data is an essential part of infographics, without data, we’ll just have ‘graphics’ and no ‘info’. The challenge however is to present these facts and numbers which can be rather dry into something that is more aesthetically pleasing – without taking away the quality of data being presented. However, in attempt to make data fit into an infographic, our users are sometimes guilty of ‘over-designing’ making the data presented look cluttered and difficult to understand Don’t fret, we will show you some simple tricks (really!) ‘Dress up’ your charts to complement the subject matter In the example below, you can see how adding some elements of the subject matter into the chart design makes the information stand out and easier to understand.
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