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Why Infographics Are Visual Thinking

Why Infographics Are Visual Thinking | Data and Social Media | Scoop.it

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Another way to articulate the importance of sense-making.

 

Think about it this way: Tools are not always actual objects designed to help us with physical activities. A notebook, whether it is a Moleskine or an Evernote digital document, is a tool that expands our memory. A digital calculator, whether it is an inexpensive machine bought in the nearest Dollar Tree or an app downloaded to your iPhone, frees you from the burden of having to retain and execute many complex mathematical algorithms. Non-physical tools (or sets of tools and practices), such as statistics and the scientific method, evolved to let us gaze beyond what we would normally see, and to overcome our deepest biases and lazy habits of mind. The same is true for great visual displays of information...


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How Nonprofits Make Data Fun and Informative - Opinion - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

How Nonprofits Make Data Fun and Informative - Opinion - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas | Data and Social Media | Scoop.it

Good summary of nonprofits are using infographics


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Top 6 Tips for Big Data Visualization

Top 6 Tips for Big Data Visualization | Data and Social Media | Scoop.it

 

Data visualization, however, requires planning and proper execution to achieve the expected outcomes. The challenge arises in how data visualization aides are created and presented, and how to provide proper interpretation.

 

Here are six tips for using data visualization effectively when presenting big data results and complex data sets.

 

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11 case studies prove social media ROI for nonprofits

11 case studies prove social media ROI for nonprofits | Data and Social Media | Scoop.it

Social media ROI for nonprofits. 

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Pinterest's Money Play Could Hinge on Its Meme-Laden Data

Pinterest's Money Play Could Hinge on Its Meme-Laden Data | Data and Social Media | Scoop.it

The Pinterest Money Meme


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