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Density Design

Density Design
DensityDesign is a research lab in the Design Department of the Politecnico di Milano. It focuses on the visual representation of complex social, organizational and urban phenomena read more... Activities For the second time Greenpeace UK commissioned DensityDesign an infographic, this time for a report on McKinsey's Marginal Abatement Cost Curve... more... Italy is a high-risk country, are the Italians prepared? Are they feeling in danger?

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Information graphics Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present complex information quickly and clearly.[1][2] They can improve cognition by utilizing graphics to enhance the human visual system’s ability to see patterns and trends.[3][4] The process of creating infographics can be referred to as data visualization, information design, or information architecture.[2] Overview[edit] Infographics have been around for many years and recently the proliferation of a number of easy-to-use, free tools have made the creation of infographics available to a large segment of the population. Social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have also allowed for individual infographics to be spread among many people around the world. In newspapers, infographics are commonly used to show the weather, as well as maps, site plans, and graphs for statistical data.

Industry Leaderboard The industries The 55 industries surveyed in the Bloomberg Industries Leaderboard were chosen on the basis of size, investor interest, and coverage by Bloomberg Industries (BI). Industry revenue Revenue (size) is derived by aggregating public company annual revenues generated from an industry and available as of Aug. 30. Revenues were estimated by BI for the following: Coal Mining-Global, Electrical Equipment- Global, Express & Courier Services-Global, Investment Banking- Global, Life Insurance-Global, Property & Casualty-Global, Pharma-Global, Rail Freight Transportation-North America, Renewable Energy-Global, Steel Producers- Global, Utilities- Europe. Revenues for Life Insurance, Property & Casualty Insurance, and Managed Care are based on premium revenue.

Insight: Online mapping software for business & foundations One tool. Countless possibilities. Rhiza Analytics is a powerful and elegant analytics research tool that fuses your company’s data with public and syndicated data to give you a 360 view of a situation. Whether it’s making sense of complex customer purchasing patterns across distinct geographies or delivering the right message to the right customer at the right time, Rhiza Analytics produces deep insights about customers, operations and the competitive landscape. Mandala Thangka painting of Manjuvajra Mandala The term is of Sanskrit origin. It appears in the Rig Veda as the name of the sections of the work, but is also used in other religions and philosophies, particularly Buddhism. In various spiritual traditions, mandalas may be employed for focusing attention of practitioners and adepts, as a spiritual guidance tool, for establishing a sacred space, and as an aid to meditation and trance induction. In common use, mandala has become a generic term for any diagram, chart or geometric pattern that represents the cosmos metaphysically or symbolically; a microcosm of the universe. Hinduism[edit]

Column Five SPACE! The Gallery Show(curated by the super popular bro, MIKE MITCHELL)June 21st 7 –... MoonWatcher (by Fabrizio Melandri)Rising moon taken with 2 meters focal length, f/20,... make your own infographics Infographics (or Information Graphics) are graphic visual representations of data or information, presented in a way to make it easier to consume information. Infographics gained popularity in the mid-2000′s with the advent of sites like Digg and Reddit, and have quickly become one of the most popular methods to display researched data. There are three main types of infographics – where data is presented in a timeline, where statistical data is presented in graphs or with icons, or where data is presented on a map. The Best Resources For Creating Infographics Infographics are visual representations of data design to help communicate information clearly. They are great for English Language Learners, and the rest of us, too! The information can also be either serious or humorous. To see examples of some of the best ones, you can visit:

Radical Breeze Read On, to find out what it is all about, what you can get. (We try not to sound too ‘hyped’ but we are proud of the software and truly believe every ISC user could find it useful) NOTE: Please do NOT share this with anyone else. DataViz DataViz Mediaeater MMX Archive / RSS June 21 (Source: thedailywhat) The 23 Best Infographics We Found In 2011 2011 was a huge year for infographic design. Large companies embraced data renderings as a business strategy like never before, whether it was to promote their brand (GE) or bolster their bottom line (the New York Times). Nowhere was that more evident than at Facebook.

15 Great Mindmapping Tools and Apps Mindmapping is the process of drawing up diagrams that show relations between various ideas, tasks or information. For many of us this shows to actually be a way of taking notes that can be more useful than just writing down keywords or sentences like we do on a to-do list. By drawing mind maps you actually visualize your tasks and how each task can influence each other in a better way, making your brain remember more easily and/or come up with new ideas. The Tools There are various tools for mindmapping out there, both free and paid versions.

Apps/Dia Welcome to Dia's new homepage. Dia is a GTK+ based diagram creation program for GNU/Linux, MacOS X, Unix, and Windows, and is released under the GPL license. Dia is roughly inspired by the commercial Windows program 'Visio,' though more geared towards informal diagrams for casual use. It can be used to draw many different kinds of diagrams.

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