Design and the Elastic Mind

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Occupy Design | 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 openFrameworks > Wake Up With the World Up With the World is a an iOS application that turns your wake up alarm into musical collaborative experience. > Fractal Film

The Best Tools for Visualization Visualization is a technique to graphically represent sets of data. When data is large or abstract, visualization can help make the data easier to read or understand. There are visualization tools for search, music, networks, online communities, and almost anything else you can think of. 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.

Paul Villinski artwork > birds and butterflies birds and butterflies I am drawn to humble, yet evocative materials; in this case, crushed beer cans from the streets of New York - every one of them once raised to someone’s lips. My process of “recycling” them into images of butterflies is a quiet physical meditation, a yoga of tin snips and files and fingers.read more: • on beer can butterflies As the butterflies alight on the walls of my studio, they lead into an exploration of formal, painterly issues. Often, they want to gather into a certain shape, or fly off on a particular tangent, and I let them.

Roberta Faulhaber, facilitation graphique Recently a friend of mine discovered mindmapping and decided to try to use it to memorize poetry, an ongoing although until now frustrated ambition. About a week later, we met in a café and she proceeded to recite poetry to me for half an hour -- including Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold (see below). I was truly astounded, not only that she had successfully memorized all this poetry but by the remarkable delivery and the way the central metaphors came through so clearly in the way she spoke the verses. Then she showed me the visual notes she used to memorize Mathew Arnold's poem. 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

Michael Shapcott - Part 2 Work in Progress (Graphite) I’ve always been fascinated with the idea of seeing into the future. Ultimately I feel that we are the creators of our own destiny but also that there is this mystery and force that is greater than ourselves simultaneously at work. It’s no doubt that our choices and actions help to create our future but how much is left to fate or to the great threads that link all of our lives into one? Perhaps most intriguing, is there a way to tap into and obtain a glimpse of what can or will happen to us?

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