The five keys to a great infographic Great infographics don't happen by accident; rather a carefully crafted infographic displays various attributes that contribute to its overall success. I've come up with a simple way to summarize these attributes into what I call CHART: the five keys to a great infographic. The first key is Contrast; Contrast in a design creates tension and displays a clear distinction or difference offering no ambiguity. In graphic design, Contrast can be used to draw a viewer's attention to a specific area. For example, a splash of color amidst the grayscale image, but it's equally important when displaying data. Freelance Flaneur: Ranking Arthur C. Clarke's short stories 2001 (film version) and Rendezvous with Rama both made big impressions on me as a teenager, so I'm not sure why I've hardly read any more ACC books since then. Maybe it's those ponderous titles making me worry I'm in for something boring? Maybe it's the whole paedophile thing?
Interactive Excel Spreadsheets Developer's Guide to Excelets: Dynamic and Interactive Visualization with "Javaless" Applets or Interactive Excel Spreadsheets Excelets are interactive Excel spreadsheets or simulations of mathematical models. The user changes a variable and the spreadsheet changes in numerical, graphical, and/or even symbolic form (equations).
Funny glossary of translating 20,000 words: The amount of words (some) clients think can be translated overnight. Back translation: (1) I can’t proofread and I don’t trust you. Send translation of your translation. (2) Back translation: When the chicken and egg conundrum becomes a language assignment. Briefing for copywriting style adaptation: Are extremely short and leave the copywriter with more questions than answers. Capital letters: Something that clients love to put in and translators love to take out.
The World Factbook People from nearly every country share information with CIA, and new individuals contact us daily. If you have information you think might interest CIA due to our foreign intelligence collection mission, there are many ways to reach us. If you know of an imminent threat to a location inside the U.S., immediately contact your local law enforcement or FBI Field Office. Evaluating Information - Citing and Writing Help - SJSU Research Guides at San José State University Library When you search for information, you're going to find lots of it . . . but is it good information? You will have to determine that for yourself, and the CRAAP Test can help. The CRAAP Test is a list of questions to help you evaluate the information you find. Different criteria will be more or less important depending on your situation or need. Key: An asterisk (*) indicates that criterion is for Web sources only
The New English Library Was the Sleazy King of British Pulp Publishing This post originally appeared in VICE UK The New English Library was the maniacal king of pulp publishing in 1970s Britain. Thrashing out books relentlessly, it excelled in the more brutal end of youth-oriented fiction: rampant gang violence, skinheads marauding around in bovver boots, Satanic cult worship… basically anything that was causing a moral fuss in the decade of disco. Formed in 1961 as a subsidiary of the New American Library, they initially published genre fiction—Westerns, sci- fi, mysteries, that kind of thing. However, the editors quickly realized they were missing something of a trick: by gearing books toward a working-class youth audience—something American pulp merchants had been doing for some time with great success—they would be all but guaranteed a higher circulation. Hells Angels, skinheads, punks, mods, girl gangs and bent coppers all found their place in an expanding catalogue that was, by the early 70s, essentially a production line of sleaze.
4 Great Equation Tools for Math Teachers and Students June 29, 2015 Here are four excellent Chrome apps specifically curated for Math teachers and students. These apps are ideal for writing, editing and viewing math formula whether they are simple or complex. One of these tools, TeX equation editor, is integrated with Google Drive so you can easily paste TeX equations right into your Google Docs. Legal Information Institute Jump to navigation (1) | 1 (1) | 3 (4) | 4 (2) | 7 (1) | 9 (1) | A (431) | B (190) | C (669) | D (368) | E (254) | F (247) | G (120) | H (107) | I (318) | J (96) | K (19) | L (220) | M (250) | N (162) | O (111) | P (478) | Q (48) | R (276) | S (448) | T (219) | U (113) | V (85) | W (113) | Y (10) | Z (7) | 专 (1) | 初 (1) | 合 (1) | 国 (1) | 多 (3) | 对 (1) | 第 (1)
Alchemy Dictionary: Arcane Words and Ciphers To find out the meaning of a word, select the beginning letter: Or select the symbol for which you would like to see a definition: For Alchemy Lab website assistance, click ablution The process of washing a solid with a liquid, usually in water. Spiritually and psychologically, it is facing one's emotions and letting feelings flow, so that innocence and purity can be restored.