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Fell in Love with Data — the data, the human, the medium in between

Fell in Love with Data — the data, the human, the medium in between

Web-mining.fr 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

What's hot? Introducing Zeitgeist | Help We've just launched an exciting new project which, as you can see from the screenshot above, looks (and behaves) a bit differently from most other things on the Guardian site. Zeitgeist is a visual record of what people are currently finding interesting on guardian.co.uk at the moment. While other bits of the site are curated by editors (like the front page, or individual sections) or metadata (like blogs, which display in reverse-chronological order), Zeitgeist is dynamic, powered by the attention of users, which is why we've put this into the Community section. The combination of content objects changes throughout the day, sometimes by the minute, as activity shifts around the site, stories get linked to or talked about, new stories are published and become widely-read and so on. As well as being a different way to display and explore content, it's also a bit of an experiment. So how does a story end up in the Zeitgeist? To start with we wanted to look at how people use the site. 1.

Alberto Cairo / The Functional Art: An Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization Spinn3r: RSS Content, News Feeds, News Content, News Crawler and Web Crawler APIs Tamara Munzner, UBC Home Page Tamara Munzner InfoVis Group Professor Department of Computer Science, University of British ColumbiaImager Graphics, Visualization and HCI Lab Email: tmm (at) cs.ubc.ca, Phone: 604-827-5200, Fax: 604-822-5485, Twitter: @tamaramunzner Snailmail: 201-2366 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada Office: X661, in X-Wing extension behind ICICS/CS buildingOffice Hours: by appointment (email me) Calendar: My free/busy calendar

tracking news phrases over the web Data Viz Pioneer Nicholas Felton: "There Is A Real Shadow Over Data" | Co.Design | business + design Khoi Vinh, HTGT: What was your career ambition while you were at Rhode Island School of Design? Did you want to get a job at an agency or studio, or start your own agency or studio? Nicholas Felton: RISD is not a school that focuses on what’s going to happen when you leave its doors. Everybody there was pretty focused on what’s due tomorrow and what’s due this week. I got to the end of my education, and that’s when I started going to portfolio reviews in New York and showing up with a really unrefined portfolio. Was that discouraging to get that bit of cold water splashed in your face? After working at an agency, DeMassimo, you started to produce your now-famous annual reports? When did you realize people would be willing to pay for it? The first time I charged was 2007, at five dollars a piece, strictly as an experiment to see whether I could recoup some of the printing costs. Was that an eye-opening moment for you? What happened when Facebook came calling? Why is that? It’s too hard.

Nouvelles pratiques du journalisme: “Nous vivons un âge d’or” Que retenir de la journée spéciale dédiée aux nouvelles pratiques du journalisme, organisée par l’Ecole de journalisme de Sciences Po et la Graduate school of Journalism de Columbia, le 10 décembre? Voici les points clés de chaque intervention, d’Ariane Bernard, du nytimes.com, à Antoine Nazaret, de Dailymotion, en passant par Masha Rigin, du Dailybeast.com, Sarah Hinman Ryan, de Times Union, Nicolas Enault, du Monde.fr, Nicolas Kayser-Brill, d’Owni.fr, Michael Shapiro et David Klatell, de la Columbia, et Jean-François Fogel et Bruno Patino, de l’Ecole de journalisme de Sciences Po… Cliquez ici pour la lire synthèse de la journée en français Cliquez ici pour lire la synthèse de la journée en anglais [Merci à tous les éditeurs de l'Ecole de journalisme de Sciences Po qui ont produit vidéos, photos, textes, live stream et tweets pendant cette journée marathon. Cet article a été rédigé d'après leurs notes et le "live"] Ariane Bernard, home page producer, nytimes.com Le rôle de Masha Rigin?

research Many non-equilibrium processes in nature are contagion processes that spread though a system after an initial, localized outbreak occurs somewhere. News, fads, fashion and also infectious diseases spread by a combination of replication and propagation. Large scale epidemic events, such as the 2003 worldwide spread of SARS, the 2009 H1N1 pandemic are events that can be understood in terms of mathematical contagion models. A main focus of our research is the understanding of the dynamics of human infectious diseases. BusinessJournalism.org Reynolds Center for Business Journalism DocumentCloud Welcome to Nomad Editions | Nomad Editions

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