Visualizing Tables and Tabular Data with Circos Circos can be used to turn tables into images. Transform boring tables into informative and visually compelling datagraphics! And, do so quickly with the online version of Circos. In this approach, the table's columns and rows are represented by segments around the circle. Individual cells are shown as ribbons, which connect the corresponding row and column segments (more details). TextMaster Raises Further €1M To Crowdsource Translation, Copywriting And Proofreading TextMaster, the crowdsourced platform for content translation, copywriting, and proofreading, has raised €1 million in a second round of funding. Money it has pegged for further International expansion, specifically Germany and Asia. The fresh capital comes from previous backer Alven Capital, eFounders and Cédric Siré (the founder of Webedia group). It brings total funding for the Brussels-headquartered company to €2.64m, having raised an earlier round back in late 2012.
How to create a Digital Publishing Culture Over the last few weeks a few of our staff have begun experimenting with the potential of digital publishing using ePub, both for students and teachers. We are excited about the possibilities, and we imagine digital publishing being used for: Students publishing their own fiction writing within the school communityStudents creating images and videos to embed into written documents (i.e., student developed 'Khan Academy')Teachers creating integrated digital resources to share promising practices (i.e., multimedia teaching materials)Teachers creating unit guides for students (combination of text, visuals, videos and links) Why create ePubs?
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Edit Nodes: Preview The SpicyNodes chefs are hard at work creating the next generation of interactive data experiences using SpicyNodes on the iPad. SpicyNodes excels for browsing big, related data. Imagine what it could do for your rich content about related ideas, people, apps, music, arts, sciences, business concepts, and so on.
Circle of Growth — Growing + Scaling Startups “Circle of Growth” is a concept launched by Leo Exter and Omar Mohout in Belgium. Concept behind the Circle of Growth The concept is pretty simple: bring together 5 technology Startups that are in the same stage of growth, i.e. product/market fit. Coach them as a group during 90 minutes (!) every month using a disciplined approach with focused, structured, short and intensive sprints. How To Make Your Own Books From Wikipedia The Wikimedia Foundation home page says – Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. With nearly 3 million articles in the English version alone Wikipedia along with its sister wikis is an Alibaba’s treasure trove of information. Now, Wikipedia gives us a chance to take this information and use it as one of the oldest forms we have known ““ the humble book. It is just the Wikimedia Foundation’s attempt to make “˜human knowledge’ accessible to everyone”¦online and now also offline. It started off with the German Wikipedia last year and now since February 26th it has moved onto the English version too. To capsulize the process, users can collate the article pages of their choice and create a book from this existing material through a simple link available in Wikipedia.
The 6 Most Badass Skills You Can Learn in Under a Week Become a Human Lie Detector Any secret agent worth his hidden cyanide pills is going to have to be prepared for intense negotiations. Whether you've captured a deadly SPECTRE double-agent working as an MI6 janitor, or are just buying a used car, you've got to be able to tell when the enemy is lying through his teeth to you, and how to best disguise the fact that you're lying through your teeth at the same time. Augmented reality NASA X38 display showing video map overlays including runways and obstacles during flight test in 2000. Augmented reality (AR) is a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented (or supplemented) by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data. It is related to a more general concept called mediated reality, in which a view of reality is modified (possibly even diminished rather than augmented) by a computer. As a result, the technology functions by enhancing one’s current perception of reality. By contrast, virtual reality replaces the real world with a simulated one. Augmentation is conventionally in real-time and in semantic context with environmental elements, such as sports scores on TV during a match. Technology Hardware
15 Effective Tools for Visual Knowledge Management Since I started my quest a few years ago searching for the ultimate knowledge management tool, I’ve discovered a number of interesting applications that help people efficiently organize information. There certainly is no shortage of solutions for this problem domain. Many tools exist that offer the ability to discover, save, organize, search, and retrieve information. However, I’ve noticed a trend in recent years, and some newer applications are focusing more on the visual representation and relationship of knowledge. I believe this is in part due to the wider adoption of mind mapping (and concept mapping), and leveraging concepts and advances in the semantic web community. Most traditional personal knowledge management (PKM) or personal information management (PIM) applications offer the same basic set of features:
7 Tips for Creating Professional PowerPoint Templates A boring PowerPoint presentation has no merit. If the information isn’t presented well, your audience won’t take it in, so it’s crucial to put together something that people can really engage with. A balance of visual interest and well presented information is key to a successful PowerPoint. Make Your Own E-Books with Pandoc As devices for reading e-books proliferate, it increasingly makes sense to make publications available in an e-book. There are a number of cases in which you might do this: If you have a blog and want to make the best posts into an e-book. For example, sociologist Kieran Healy created an e-book of posts from his blog.If you have content in one format that you want to read as an e-book instead. For example, our own Mark Sample took the open-access book Hacking the Academy and turned it into several versions of an e-book for Nooks, iPads, and Kindles.If you want to give your readers the option to read your content as an e-book.