Visual thinking guides This presents nine sources of visual thinking guides: Exploratree, Gamestorming, LexIcon, Education Oasis, TeacherVision, Freeology, Education Place and Writing Fun. Exploratree hosts a set of interactive thinking guides. This is a free web resource where you can use the guides, print them, edit them or make your own. You can share them and work on them in groups. It is aimed at schools and students, but has ideas for thinkers of all ages.
OECD Better Life Initiative Average personal index for Germany, men, 15–24 How’s life? There is more to life than the cold numbers of GDP and economic statistics – This Index allows you to compare well-being across countries, based on 11 topics the OECD has identified as essential, in the areas of material living conditions and quality of life. Getting Started With Mind Mapping Software This new How-To Guide collects some of the best articles from this blog on how get started with mind mapping software. It provides answers to questions such as why should I use mind mapping in my work? What features should I look for? Desktop This software has been renamed to Gapminder World Offline Because of technical problems the software on this page is no longer being maintained! Please visit Gapminder World Offline (Beta) instead. Gapminder Desktop
Fusion Tables - Gather, visualize, share tables online Bust your data out of its silo! Get more from data with Fusion Tables. Fusion Tables is an experimental data visualization web application to gather, visualize, and share data tables. StatPlanet Plus StatPlanet Plus is an advanced version of the award-winning free StatPlanet mapping and visualization software. It has a user-friendly yet feature-rich interface for exploring and analyzing data through interactive maps and visualizations. It supports shapefile maps, custom Flash maps, large data sets, custom logo embedding, and many other additional features compared to the standard edition of StatPlanet.
Timeline of Major Events & Trends on Datavisualization Peter von Stackelberg designed this complex timeline of social, technological, economic and political events and trends from 1750 to 2100. Each time series shows graphs, events and categories on a common scale. The purpose of the timeline is to provide a visual tool for looking at events across a relatively long period of time and identify patterns and interrelationships involving a broad range of factors. Identification of patterns is particularly important when attempting to look at the future of complex social, technological, economic, and other systems.
Tinderbox A new era for Tinderbox: the tool for notes. Tinderbox 7 is faster, more expressive, and more helpful than ever – the invaluable tool for capturing and visualizing your ideas. Composites build big ideas from small notes Gorgeous new fonts make your work even more legible Quick links connect notes instantly Hundreds of improvements Whether you’re plotting your next thriller or writing your dissertation, designing a course, managing a legal practice, coordinating a campaign or planning a season of orchestral concerts, Tinderbox 7 will be your personal information assistant. Now available: Tinderbox 7.0.3 Tinderbox stores and organizes your notes, plans, and ideas.