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11 Infographics About Infographics

11 Infographics About Infographics
Drew Skau published on February 18, 2013 in Design People who create infographics do their work partly because they believe infographics are a great way to communicate information. Infographics are still new to many people, and what better way to explain what they are to someone than with a Euler diagram? Related:  Samples

50 Informative and Well-Designed Infographics - Hongkiat It’s impossible to comprehend complex data or analyze large amounts of information, if we only use words or texts. Information graphics or better known as infographics are visual explanation of data, information or knowledge. These graphics are excellent visual tools for explaining huge amounts of information where complex data needs to be explained immediately and clearly. Let me show you how Rick Mans explain how infographics ease the process of communicating conceptual information Image credit. Infographic is one of the most challenging types of graphic design because the creation process alone is pretty intensive. We are truly delighted to show you these brilliant and informative infographics created by various talented individuals. Recommended Reading: More Infographic related posts. 50 Years of Space Exploration. Disney vs Marvel. Grand Mosque. High Rise. Relief Wells & Subsea Containment. Prism Social Media 2010. Genes and Society: Cloning. Flickr User Model. Crude Awakening.

World Cup InfoPosters worth seeing The 2014 World Cup has been well-covered here on Visual Loop, bringing you the latest visualizations, interactive maps and print infographics that are published as the competition progresses. Our World Cup Pinterest board, now with more than 200 examples of visual journalism from newspapers and magazines, will surely keep on growing during the next weeks, with such a prolific production. But, naturally, a passionate topic such as this – we’re talking about the most popular sports in the world, after all – draws the attention from other creatives and publishers. Yes, we’re including here “those” types of infoposters, but also special projects that, despite being outside the journalistic sphere, are as impressive and visual appealing as they can be. Hope you enjoy this quick round up with static infographics and infoposters, and as always, feel free to send over other interesting visualization projects about the 2014 World Cup. (Via) Brazil World Cup 2014: Who’s Your Pick? (Via) (Via) (Via)

Music Infographics - NerdGraph Infographics You Brain on Music We here at Snapverse are huge believers in the power of music. In fact, we… Michael Jackson Check it this infographic for facts about pop music sensation Michael Jackson. Find out about… This Is Your Brain On Music [Infographic] We know music can profoundly affect us, whether you're the type who gets weepy at a classical performance or kicks a child at a metal show. But what exactly is going on in our brains when that happens? This cartoony infographic from the University of Florida breaks it down, from the ear to the brain. It also includes some interesting notes about the correlation between brainwaves and emotions. Low beta waves, for example, are associated with concentration and alertness, while alpha waves are associated with relaxation and daydreams. But maybe take some of this stuff with a grain of salt: Taking a class on music education isn't necessarily going to improve your SAT scores, even if picking up the trombone is correlated with bubbling in the right answers. The Psychology of Music infographic [ via VisualLoop]

Mood & Music Musical preference is unique to the listener. There are so many different cultures and personalities–which makes it quite difficult to decide what to listen to. In addition to different tastes in music, there are times and places where it may not be appropriate to play something. A scene at the airport would be hard to imagine if one was able to hear hit rap songs over the PA system. A company like Toys’R’Us would not play rock music for their customers. Personally, some kind of rock is preferred. According to the infographic, more people listen to rock music when they are upset. Letting people be themselves is one of the most important things you can do for them. Bio: My name is John-Patrick and I am a graduating senior at Texas State University.

Classical music - the infographics What's the right orchestral instrument for you? Want to take up a musical instrument but don't know which one? Scared that the instrument you've chosen - and have been spending all those hours practising - is not the right one for you? Our friends at CBC music have produced this very elegant (and very helpful) flowchart. Click for a closer look: Music and the brain What does listening to music actually do to you? How much sleep does a genius need? Infographics showing the bedtimes and hours of sleep of certain artistic geniuses have been doing the rounds for a while, but this visualisation of the data from the book Daily Rituals: How Artists Work by Mason Currey is particularly good, and reveals the sharp contrast between Mozart (late bedtime, five hours' sleep) and Beethoven (early to bed, 10 hours' sleep). What's been killing classical music? This is a real favourite - a look at all those things over the centuries that people have claimed will bring the artform we love to an end.

A Visual History of Google Algorithm Updates [Infographic] In the early days, Google's search engine wasn't nearly as powerful or accurate as it is today. I'm talking back in the late 90s and early 00s, when search engines were little more than keyword-matching and link-counting machines. Ranking highly in search results could be accomplished by essentially using a simple, two-step procedure: Step 1: Stuff your keyword phrase into your website as many times as possible.Step 2: Get as many gosh-darn inbound links as you possibly could. For those early "SEO gurus" who gamed the system -- achieving high rankings while adding little value for actual searchers -- the fun wouldn't last. Every time Google found a weakness in its ability to deliver relevant, high-quality search results, they made fixes to address it. One of the more recent Google search algorithm "fixes" was a mobile-friendly update, which put more emphasis on a website's mobile-friendliness as a ranking factor for searches from a mobile device. Share This Image on Your Site

9 Best Animated Infographics on the Web Bringing infographics to life using animation is still on the cutting edge, but this trend is set to continue throughout 2015. Coupling animation with engaging ideas can send the infographic into the viral stratosphere – these awesome infographics have been featured on the biggest sites on the web. 1. How to Build a Human A designer who has really taken the gif-infographic format to new heights is Eleanor Lutz. Credit 2. 42 Butterflies of North America My personal favourite is this piece on butterflies -– I can’t imagine the painstaking labour that went into the gif conversion – see it full size here. You can tell that, by simply looking at her work, Eleanor has a fervent passion for microbiology and entomology – and this manifests itself across her portfolio. 3. Kurz Gesagt has been producing one awesome video each month, so be sure to see his full collection. The design is exceptional, but more importantly, the content goes into significant detail. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Source Credit

Infographics for young kids There seems to be an explosion of infographics these days! If you're not familiar with that term, an infographic is a visual representation of information or data. A lot of information can be displayed visually, both quickly and clearly (at least most times). As someone who has always been drawn to the visual display of information, I love a well done infographic. And I think they have potential value for the elementary classroom too, although most are designed for older students. For an infographic to be fully appreciated, teachers will have to help students "read" the graphic. I created a Reading Rockets Pinterest board full of examples for young kids. If you're interested in reading and learning more about teaching with infographics, this article from the NY Times is a great place to start!