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Xkcd - A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language - By R

Xkcd - A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language - By R
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Thighs Wide Shut Edward Tufte Edward Tufte is a statistician and artist, and Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Statistics, and Computer Science at Yale University. He wrote, designed, and self-published 4 classic books on data visualization. The New York Times described ET as the "Leonardo da Vinci of data," and Business Week as the "Galileo of graphics." He is now writing a book/film The Thinking Eye and constructing a 234-acre tree farm and sculpture park in northwest Connecticut, which will show his artworks and remain open space in perpetuity. Visual Display of Quantitative Information 200 pages Envisioning Information 128 pages Visual Explanations 160 pages Beautiful Evidence 214 pages Same paper and printing as in original clothbound editions. All 4 clothbound books, autographed by author $150 Available directly from Graphics Press. Die visuelle Darstellung quantitativer Informationen, (200 Seiten), $12 数量情報の視覚的表示, (200 ページ)、$12 A exibição visual das informações quantitativas, (200 paginas) $12

Sans emploi, la bédé nihiliste de Jibé Film | Inglourious Basterds | kino Man hat den Zweiten Weltkrieg im Kino noch nie so erlebt wie in Quentin Tarantinos wild fabulierender Mär über den Triumph des Kinos über das Böse. "Es war einmal... in Frankreich unter Besatzung der Nazis", kündigt eine Schrifttafel das erste von vier Kapiteln von "Inglourious Basterds" an. Mehr muss man nicht wissen, um sich im nunmehr sechsten Spielfilm von Quentin Tarantino zurechtzufinden: Es ist eine Verbeugung vor den Arbeiten von Sergio Leone ebenso wie ein Verweis darauf, dass man sich fortan im Reich des Märchens bewegt eine Art "Anti-,Walküre'" (O-Ton Tarantino) im Gewand eines Spaghettiwestern, in dem sich zwar Hitler und Goebbels als grob karikierte Stichwortgeber tummeln, aber historische Genauigkeit nicht das primäre Anliegen des Filmemachers ist.

University Website I'm Learning To Share! Information Visualization Manifesto Posted: August 30th, 2009 | Author: Manuel Lima | Filed under: Uncategorized | – “The purpose of visualization is insight, not pictures” Ben Shneiderman (1999) – Over the past few months I’ve been talking with many people passionate about Information Visualization who share a sense of saturation over a growing number of frivolous projects. When Martin Wattenberg and Fernanda Viégas wrote about Vernacular Visualization, in their excellent article on the July-August 2008 edition of interactions magazine, they observed how the last couple of years have witnessed the tipping point of a field that used to be locked away in its academic vault, far from the public eye. I don’t tend to be harshly censorial of many of the projects that over-glorify aesthetics over functionality, because I believe they’re part of our continuous growth and maturity as a discipline. Even though a clear divide is necessary, it doesn’t mean that Information Visualization and Information Art cannot coexist.

L’actu en patates - Blog LeMonde.fr American Fighter 5 (1993) The Oatmeal The Mad Vortex 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

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