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Envisioning Information

Envisioning Information
"Remarkable range of examples for the idea of visual thinking with beautifully printed pages. A real treat for all who reason and learn by means of images." RUDOLF ARNHEIM "A magnificent sequel to Tufte's classic The Visual Display of Quantitative Information." AMERICAN MATHEMATICAL MONTHLY "An incredibly beautiful, true, refined, and luscious book." Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science, best book in the literature of science Best Graphic Design of the Year, ID, International Design Joseph Rigo Award for contributions to software documentation.

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37 Data-ish Blogs You might not know it, but there are actually a ton of data and visualization blogs out there. I'm a bit of a feed addict subscribing to just about anything with a chart or a mention of statistics on it (and naturally have to do some feed-cleaning every now and then). In a follow up to my short list last year, here are the data-ish blogs, some old and some new, that continue to post interesting stuff. Data and Statistics By the Numbers - Column from The New York Times visual Op-ed columnist, Charles Blow, who also used to be NYT's graphics director.Data Mining - Matthew Hurst, scientist at Microsoft's MSN, also the co-creator of BlogPulse.Statistical Modeling - We might disagree on certain things, but Andrew's blog is one of the few active pure statistics blogs.The Numbers Guy - Data-minded reporting from Carl Bialik of the Wall Street Journal.Basketball Geek - Like statistical analysis and basketball?

Wabi sabi - Learning to See the Invisible What is wabi sabi? Ask a Japanese this question and there will likely be a long silence. Pose the same question to an American, however, the answer will often be quick and sure: "It’s beauty of things imperfect!" Picking the right colors for your charts Picking the right colors for your charts September 4, 2020 Topic Design / color, Datawrapper, Lisa Charlotte Rost Picking colors for your charts can be tricky, especially when you’re starting a palette from scratch.

Vision Statement (HBR) Text by Daniel McGinn; illustration by Stephanie Crowley For a big client meeting in April, Accenture senior manager Mark Papia hired a type of practitioner he’d never encountered before: a “graphic recorder.” During the session, artist Julie Stuart drew large murals depicting the participants’ discussion on 4-foot-by-8-foot sheets of paper. The goal: to help people make connections and better recall key points. “The artwork generated a tremendous amount of interaction,” Papia says. Infographic: Hackers Create An Amazing, Illegal Portrait Of The Internet It wasn’t malicious. The file itself was the size of a small JPEG. It was given the absolute lowest priority. And it was set to self-destruct if anything went wrong. But this small file allowed one single hacker to measure the Internet activity of nearly half a million connected devices around the world, then share the results with everyone.

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What Is Wabi-Sabi? The Japanese view of life embraced a simple aesthetic that grew stronger as inessentials were eliminatedand trimmed away. -architect Tadao Ando Pared down to its barest essence, wabi-sabi is the Japanese art of finding beauty in imperfection and profundity in nature, of accepting the natural cycle of growth, decay, and death. It's simple, slow, and uncluttered-and it reveres authenticity above all. Wabi-sabi is flea markets, not warehouse stores; aged wood, not Pergo; rice paper, not glass. digital natives The day’s most fascinating News, From the desk of Dave Pell Give Your Inbox Some Awesome Learn More Hot Topics: Addictomatic Addictomatic

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