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Design and the Elastic Mind

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Resources/Get Involved Universal Icon Design The Noun Project collects, organizes and adds to the highly recognizable symbols that form the world’s visual language.Iconathon is a new initiative to create civic symbols for the public domain.gerdarntz.org is an online catalog of the pictograms of Gerd Arntz, a significant influence on the development of the visual language Isotype. Infographics, Data & Data Visualization Addressing Letters to the UW UW Address Format Name, Title (or student)Department (or Hall) / University of Washington Building / Room Number Box 35XXXXStreet Address (if there is one available. Check the online department’s website or ask the person you are sending mail to)Seattle, WA 98195-XXXX Each UW department (or building, such as a residence hall) has its own USPS campus box and ZIP+4 code. If you are sending mail or shipping packages using the USPS, you will use campus box numbers with the format above.

The Graphic Continuum — Information is Beautiful Awards The Graphic Continuum is our view of the many different types of visualizations available to us when we encode and present data. We’ve plotted nearly 90 different graphics across five main categories: Distribution, Time, Comparing Categories, Geospatial, Part-to-Whole, and Relationships. The space does not include every type of graphic, nor does it display every link between visualizations, but we view it as a thought-starter. We hope readers will use it to develop ideas, consider different options, or simply as a piece of art.

Metro Mensch stories City Mayors presents Metro Mensch Short stories about people in cities Christmas Eve in an English seaside town And they praised the English Queen and they wished her Merry Christmas and they shouted “we are safe, we are in England.” It was the tall bearded Uzbekistani who broke the silence the group had kept since leaving Calais hidden in a truck. Large-scale RDF Graph Visualization Tools AI3 Assembles 26 Candidate Tools The pending UMBEL subject concept “backbone” ontology will involve literally thousands of concepts. In order to manage and view such a large structure, a concerted effort to find suitable graph visualization software was mounted. This post presents the candidate listing, as well as some useful starting resources and background information.

Sébastien Heymann Topics My Ph.D is centered on the study of evolving networks. I work in particular on internet topology, peer-to-peer exchanges and social networks. I'm also interested in Exploratory Data Analysis applied to graph visualization and interaction. I like to discuss with sociologists and designers as well. New York Times Newsroom Guide to Useful Web Sites Recent additions: The Politico is an ambitious and much-talked-about new entry on the political scene. Metacritic gathers reviews of movies and DVDs, music and more. The Center for Public Integrity tracks various aspects of public life and has useful research tools. For those seeking an introduction to blogs, our Blogs 101 will give you a flavor. For business links, see Business Navigator; for politics, Politics Navigator; for health, Health Navigator

50 Excellent Data Visualization Examples for Presentations Data presentation should be elegant, detailed and beautiful. There are different ways to show the data that can be a pie charts, tables, histograms, and bar graph. However, to send a clear and effective message to your readers, you just need more than just a simple table or histogram, etc. There are some data visualization techniques that present your data much better than expected, intelligent, beautiful, original and in an excellent way. We have gathered some of the most attractive and unique ideas of data visualization examples. 1. About Frontiers Frontiers Research Network The Frontiers Research Network is a rapidly growing research network for all academic communities. It includes the world's leading scientists, academics, clinicians, researchers and more. Launched in 2012, the Frontiers Research Network combines the user-friendly and multi-media approaches of online social networking with the extensive content produced by our authors, editors and high-profile academic users every day.

20 Examples Of Infographs That You Don’t See Every Day I think we all know what an infograph is, and nowadays they are increasingly popular. The bad thing is that almost all of them are becoming boring and very similar. In this article I have collected 20 infographs that are very unique design and also interesting subjects. Twitter Dots: Mapping all Tweets for a specific Keyword Twitter Dots translates individual tweets as simple dots on a geographical world map. Research - Repurposing Research Research areas - Digital culture and emergent media - Participatory networks and sharing economies - Media activism and strategies for citizen engagement - Artivism and Hacktivism - Surveillance, dataveillance and policing in the digital age My current research investigates changing notions of participation and collaboration that are mediated by information architectures, data and metadata. In particular, I am interested in understanding how artists, activists and grassroots groups use social media platforms for collaboration and advocacy, and how software and interfaces condition collaborative practices and transform political habits, and cultural and aesthetic values. Some research dissemination

5 Data Visualization Dissertations Worth a Look It's coming to the end of the academic year, which means there are lots of graduate students frantically finishing up their dissertations, defending, and earning their degrees (yay!). Here are some tasty visualization dissertations, new and old, worth thumbing through. Information Visualization for the People by Mike Danziger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Comparative Media Studies The Form of Facts and Figures by Christian Behrens, Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, Interface Design Practical Tools for Exploring Data and Models by Hadley Wickham, Iowa State University, Department of Statistics

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