100 Powerful Web Tools to Organize Your Thoughts and Ideas By Alisa Miller Whether you are a busy executive, a single parent, a freelancer working from home, a student, or a combination of these, you have probably found yourself needing help when it comes to organizing all your thoughts and ideas that occur throughout your busy day. Now you can turn to these tools found on the Internet that will help you with tasks such as note-taking, bookmarking websites, highlighting important text during online research, creating mind maps, tracking time, keeping up with appointments, collaborating with others, managing projects, and much more. Note-Taking and Documents These tools will help you take notes no matter where you find yourself needing to jot something down. You will also find tools that help you create documents from your notes that you can use or share with others. Evernote. Bookmarking Del.icio.us. Mind Mapping A popular way to make sense of all those thoughts and ideas floating around in your head is through mind mapping. Kayuda. Personal Wikis
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Using D3.js to visualise Hierarchical Classification | BitJuice Why D3.js? I’ve been playing around with a fairly new visualisation library called D3.js for the last couple of weeks. Given my last post about how awesome the python plotting library matplotlib is, why bother? D3 is for visualisation, as opposed to plotting. Where matplotlib is great for easily generating publication quality plots (by calls like pylab.hist(data) to make a histogram), D3 is more general. What are we trying to visualise? My current PhD research is in the area of classifying content of underwater images. My first paper was on how to make a system that detects whether a point in an image was kelp (a species of algae), or something else. One way to deal with this set of hierarchical classes (or taxonomy) is to create a network of binary classifiers. How to interpret the visualisation Each node represents a binary classifier, that is attempting to decide whether an example belongs to that class. P.S.
Datavisualization.ch Selected Tools Looking 4 data visualization: Tools . RAW est une nouvelle application web ouverte et gratuite qui permet de créer aisément des dataviz basées sur le framework D3.js de Mike Bostock (Data Designer au New York Times). . Développé par l'institut de recherche italienne Density Design, l'outil permet de générer sans aucune ligne de code des visualisations avancées de type Treemap, Dendogram, Fineo Diagram. . 6 types de layouts / composants graphiques sont disponibles à ce jour : Treemap, Bubble Chart, Dendogram, Hexagonal Binning, Alluvial Diagram (Fineo), Circle Packing. . . 'raw is conceived to ease graphic production, not to replace it.
ChartTool Sankey Diagram Source: Department of Energy & Climate Change, Tom Counsell. Sankey diagrams visualize the magnitude of flow between nodes in a network. This intricate diagram shows a possible scenario for UK energy production and consumption in 2050: energy supplies are on the left, and demands are on the right. Intermediate nodes group related forms of production and show how energy is converted and transmitted before it is consumed (or lost!). The thickness of each link encodes the amount of flow from source to target. This example is built with D3’s Sankey plugin. The fully automatic layout is convenient for rapid visualization—positioning nodes manually is tedious! Many thanks to Tom Counsell, whose Sankey library provided inspiration for this example.