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Complex Diagrams

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DataArt on BBC Backstage - Visualisations The book The Functional Art is an introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization, the communication of facts and data by means of charts, graphs, maps, and diagrams. It includes a DVD including 90 minutes of video lectures. Download three chapters for free here Edelman Digital • At • Radio Canada Lab (French) • At Visual Rhetoric • DW Akademie • VisualLoop • Persian Infographics Festival • Density Design • Wired Italy (Google Translate) • Corriere de la Sera Kaiser Fung (JunkCharts): "The field of data visualization has developed separately under three academic disciplines: design, computer science, and statistics. Stephen Few (Perceptual Edge): "I suspect that The Functional Art will be the premier work on infographics for many years to come." The Guardian Data Blog: "The Functional Art is a comprehensive guide not only to how to do it; but how to get it right, too. Robert Kosara (Eager Eyes): "Read It.

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Global internet slows after 'biggest attack in history' 27 March 2013Last updated at 13:03 GMT By Dave Lee Technology reporter, BBC News The BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones explains why the attack is like a "motorway jam", alongside expert David Emm from Kaspersky Lab The internet around the world has been slowed down in what security experts are describing as the biggest cyber-attack of its kind in history. A row between a spam-fighting group and hosting firm has sparked retaliation attacks affecting the wider internet. Experts worry that the row could escalate to affect banking and email systems. Five national cyber-police-forces are investigating the attacks. Spamhaus, a group based in both London and Geneva, is a non-profit organisation that aims to help email providers filter out spam and other unwanted content. To do this, the group maintains a number of blocklists - a database of servers known to be being used for malicious purposes. Cyberbunker has not responded to the BBC's request for comment. 'Immense job' Continue reading the main story

public data Indicateurs de développement humain Rapport sur le développement humain 2013, Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement Les données utilisées pour calculer l'Indice de développement humain (IDH) et autres indices composites présentés dans le Rapport sur le développement humain ... Eurostat, Indicateurs démographiques Eurostat Indicateurs démographiques annuels. Chômage en Europe (données mensuelles) données sur le chômage harmonisé pour les pays européens. Salaire minimum en Europe Salaire mensuel brut minimum en euros ou parités de pouvoir d'achat, données semi-annuelles. Dette publique en Europe Statistiques sur les finances publiques des pays européens.

Global Consciousness Project -- consciousness, group consciousness, mind Gephi, an open source graph visualization and manipulation software The Empire Didn’t Strike Back… The Demise of FuturICT Posted by gregfisher on Jan 22nd, 2013 in Blog , Social | 6 comments By Greg Fisher Last week the European Commission chose not to invest in FuturICT, which was a massively ambitious project to integrate ICT and complexity science. Driven mainly by ETH in Zurich and UCL in London, a stellar consortium of universities was created across the entire European Union, and had the active support of MIT in the US. Yet the project has failed. What does this mean for complexity science? There is a view that the project was top-heavy with people from a physics or maths background (all of whom are extremely clever people) who do not always understand that social systems are fundamentally different from physical ones. Extending and reinvigorating the social sciences by complexity science, and in particular by the science of networks, will remain a major theme in the future. Share this Article: