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Albert Einstein Mind Map | Visual.ly

Albert Einstein Mind Map | Visual.ly | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
Albert Einstein is without question one of the greatest and most recognized icons of the past hundred years. His accomplishments and discoveries have
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Home - Data Catalogs

Home - Data Catalogs | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
Data Catalogs, A Comprehensive List of Open Data Catalogs from Around the World, is redisigned and migrated
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So…Kate Moss's Boob Has Been Molded Into A Champagne Glass - TheGloss

So…Kate Moss's Boob Has Been Molded Into A Champagne Glass - TheGloss | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
“ TheGloss So…Kate Moss's Boob Has Been Molded Into A Champagne Glass TheGloss kate moss 34 champagne glass It's been a big year for Kate Moss, she turned 40, did a tastefully artistic Playboy spread, increased her financial worth to a whooping $92...”
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10 Great Places to Find Datasets for Infographics

10 Great Places to Find Datasets for Infographics | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
“Creating an infographic is an excellent way to break down complex information and statistics into an easy-to-follow visual that is designed with your target audience in mind. Infographics have grown in popularity because they are easy to share and a simple tactic for promoting a business. Perhaps you’ve considered incorporating infographics into your content marketing…”
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luiy's curator insight, August 19, 8:42 AM

1. Government Websites
2. Google’s Public Data Directory 
3. Reddit.com 
4. Infochimp 
5. UNData 
6. Visual.ly
7. DataMarket
8. Number Of
9. Gallup Polls
10. Get the Data

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The YouTube Of Data Visualization Is Here

The YouTube Of Data Visualization Is Here | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
“ A new site called Dadaviz aims to make quality visualizations just as social and discoverable on the web as video or music.”
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Peter Cook | Creative data visualisation - a structured approach

Peter Cook | Creative data visualisation - a structured approach | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
“ A structured approach to getting creative with data visualisation”
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Fundamental Ways We Use Data Visualizations

“The fundamental ways we use data visualizations effectively (with examples).”
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The human brain loves visual content. This is why (Infographic)

The human brain loves visual content. This is why (Infographic) | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
“You may remember the infographic on visual content that I shared a couple of weeks ago. "The Visual Web: A Love Story" featured some insightful stats to prove that effective content marketing must include visuals. Here is another one on the same topic. Created by Column Five, it is a great example of what an infographic should look like: simple, well laid-out, and most importantly, appealing.”
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Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com's curator insight, July 24, 2:38 PM


One of the best infographics I have ever seen!

Brian Fanzo's curator insight, July 24, 3:05 PM

Visual content works because it attracts attention and attention is hard to gain in social in 2014!

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Five Principles for Effective Data Visualizations

Five Principles for Effective Data Visualizations | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it

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Joshua Nimoy projects - creative coding

Joshua Nimoy projects - creative coding | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
"I am an artist-technologist in Silicon Valley. I co-founded a design company with Rebecca Shostak, of which I am both Senior Creative Director and Chief Technology Officer. I communicate between engineers and artists. I think a lot about issues of programming for non-programmers. I am best known for my generative computational aesthetics for Disney's TRON:Legacy. My most contagious meme is called BallDroppings. My most visible work is in film and television. My art shows in galleries and museums. I take creativity very, very seriously.This site is a public archive of past creative tech experiences - mostly experimental, occasionally ahead, often in jest, and a lot of times in collaboration with others. Some pieces are for sale as art and/or tools, and some of it is open source."
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Why Virtual Reality Technology Will Blow Your Mind in 5 Years

Why Virtual Reality Technology Will Blow Your Mind in 5 Years | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
“Unless you’ve just woken up from a two year coma, you’ve probably heard a lot of hype about the virtual reality and the Oculus Rift -- enough that you’re probably sick of it. Well, too bad, because I’m here to tell you, without hesitation, that the future of virtual reality is here now. It works,…”
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5 Great Sites for Downloading Free Icons

5 Great Sites for Downloading Free Icons | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
“ Here are five sites that will help you discover free icons to download.”
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Paul McKillop's curator insight, July 7, 10:24 PM

great share from Recursos Online

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A better way to present boring data - Visualizing data with Infograph Widgets -

A better way to present boring data - Visualizing data with Infograph Widgets - | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
“ Using Visme infograph widgets you can more easily than traditional methods visualize data into engaging content to create infographics and presentations.”
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Visualizing data with Infographic Widgets

Visualizing data with Infographic Widgets | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
Infographic widgets help you to visualize data in engaging content.
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Out in the Open: This Man Wants to Turn Data Into Free Food (And So Much More) | Enterprise | WIRED

Out in the Open: This Man Wants to Turn Data Into Free Food (And So Much More) | Enterprise | WIRED | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
“ The aim is a simple one: 25-year-old software developer Max Ogden wants to make it easier for governments to share their data with a world of software developers.”
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Cloud Query's curator insight, August 28, 10:55 AM

I am a domain investor.
I would like to develop cloudquery.com to allow people to search the for cloud data and  other information about the cloud. If possible the site could serve as a search portal in general.
Can you do it?

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10 free tools for creating infographics | Creative Bloq

10 free tools for creating infographics | Creative Bloq | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
...The only problem is, infographics that look like they were simple to make are often anything but. Creating something beautiful and instantly understandable in Photoshop is often beyond the limits that time allows. Which is why it's occasionally useful to use a quick and dirty infographics tool to speed up the process.We've selected our favourites here. They're all free, or offer free versions. Let us know which ones you get on best with...
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JBass Learning's curator insight, August 21, 3:50 PM

Some really useful looking tools 

Miklos Szilagyi's curator insight, August 22, 1:26 AM

I know nothing about this but it looks like a good starting point...:-)))

Luis Cano's curator insight, August 23, 1:02 PM

Herramientas de Infograficas ...

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GrandArmy rebrands United States Postal Service with "Americana" graphics

GrandArmy rebrands United States Postal Service with "Americana" graphics | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
“Graphic design studio GrandArmy has overhauled the signage and packaging for the United States Postal Service in the "largest retail rebrand project in American history" (+ slideshow). (more...)”
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Presenting data effectively

Presenting data effectively | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it

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Amanda Dahlquist's curator insight, August 5, 4:31 PM

This blog post contains a few great quick takeaways.

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The Aha Moment - How Entrepreneurs Realized What To Do In Life

The Aha Moment - How Entrepreneurs Realized What To Do In Life | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
Before any entrepreneur became successful there was a time they did not know what to do. And then the aha moment happened. How?About 2200 years ago Archimedes stepped into his bath and exclaimed, “Eureka!” It was a moment of sudden discovery. The eureka effect. A moment of deep insight. It’s an epiphany which translates as “striking appearance.” In that moment a previously unsolvable problem becomes suddenly clear and obvious.Before The Aha MomentLife can be divided into two periods. Before you know why you are alive and after. In between there is just a single moment – the Aha! moment. One brainwave that turns a person into a person on a mission.Here we show the moments that turned famous people onto their missions. Even though for them it was a process to get to that moment, there was a catalyst that one day made them say, “Aha!”What Makes Us AhaWhat brings the Aha moment?Inconvenience. GoPro founder who struggled to take a picture of himself while surfing.Limited resources. Ikea founder could not fit a table in his small car, so he thought to take off the legs.Pain and tragedy. Samuel Morse received a letter about his wife’s illness after she was already buried. Letters took a long time back then. He raced to see her, but it was too late. Grief-stricken, he decided to forever change how people talk to each other and invented the telegraph.The aha moment comes at different ages. Here are a few examples. Is it ever too late to have the aha moment? Some entrepreneurs had them well into their fifties. Were they thinking it was never too late?Get your Free Business Plan Template here: http://bit.ly/1aKy7km
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Change Impetus's curator insight, August 1, 5:51 AM

With all of the resources available today, I believe more entrepreneurs  can pursue their AHA life forms than ever.

Barbara Alevras, PMP's curator insight, August 1, 6:40 AM

I think this is kinda fascinating. Have you had your "Eureka Moment" or are you still waiting? 

M. Philip Oliver's curator insight, August 1, 2:14 PM

Thanks to Justin Jones

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Putting Data Into Context

Putting Data Into Context | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
“ Raw numbers are easy to report and analyze, but without the proper context, they can be misleading. Is the effect you're seeing real, or a simple result of the underlying, obvious distribution? Too...”
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Guilhes Damian's curator insight, July 29, 9:24 AM

The most important issue still ignored: putting data into context. Great article by Kosara (@eagereyes) http://bit.ly/1xuQu61 #dataviz

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[Infographic] 15 Rules of Netiquette for Online Discussion Boards - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

[Infographic] 15 Rules of Netiquette for Online Discussion Boards - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
“ Follow these 15 rules of netiquette to make sure you sound respectful, polite, and knowledgeable when you post to your class’s online discussion boards.”
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Marta Torán's curator insight, July 22, 1:56 AM

Las reglas para debates en foros de discusión.

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Interactive | FT Data

Interactive | FT Data | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
“ Since 2008, the Tier 1 (General) visa has allowed 33,756 people to come to the UK as highly skilled migrants. They brought 47,535 dependents with them. On December 22nd, 2010, the visa route was closed to new overseas applicants. For those who came to the UK on this visa and have been here for five years, there is one last test to pass in order to be allowed to stay in the UK indefinitely – without further visa restrictions. Would you qualify to stay in the UK as a highly skilled migrant? Read more”
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100 Diagrams That Changed the World

100 Diagrams That Changed the World | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
“ A visual history of human sensemaking, from cave paintings to the world wide web. Since the dawn of recorded history, we've been using vi”
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Data Visualization is the Top Priority for Business Intelligence Software Buyers

Data Visualization is the Top Priority for Business Intelligence Software Buyers | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
“SoftwareAdvice, a company that recently got acquired by Gartner, has published a report on Business Intelligence software buyer trends that caught our attention.”
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12 Data Storytelling Blogs to Follow | Capsidea Blog

12 Data Storytelling Blogs to Follow | Capsidea Blog | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
“ NYTimes: 2 to 1 - Germany and 1989 Recently Visual Loop posted 90 datavis tumbrl blogs to follow. For only covering Tumblr, this is a ton of blogs! But what are the best data blogs? That question was asked at Quora several years ago. At the moment, there are 50 answers with long lists of suggested blogs. It’s true, there are a lot of great blogs about data, analytics, statistics, data mining and data visualization but it is near-impossible to name the best. Everything depends on what you want to learn about. Within our product hypothesis confirmation process, we accumulate a huge list of data blogs to learn best practices and tools bloggers use to analyze and visualize data. This research helped us to created the product that considers much of the tips and tricks data artists usually use. Now we’ve decided to share a list of data blogs we love. The list is arbitrary arranged and blogs are in no particular order. Dataviz artists and evangelists These blogs answer different questions”
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12 Data Storytelling Blogs to Follow | Capsidea Blog

12 Data Storytelling Blogs to Follow | Capsidea Blog | Data Visualization & Open data | Scoop.it
“ NYTimes: 2 to 1 - Germany and 1989 Recently Visual Loop posted 90 datavis tumbrl blogs to follow. For only covering Tumblr, this is a ton of blogs! But what are the best data blogs? That question was asked at Quora several years ago. At the moment, there are 50 answers with long lists of suggested blogs. It’s true, there are a lot of great blogs about data, analytics, statistics, data mining and data visualization but it is near-impossible to name the best. Everything depends on what you want to learn about. Within our product hypothesis confirmation process, we accumulate a huge list of data blogs to learn best practices and tools bloggers use to analyze and visualize data. This research helped us to created the product that considers much of the tips and tricks data artists usually use. Now we’ve decided to share a list of data blogs we love. The list is arbitrary arranged and blogs are in no particular order. Dataviz artists and evangelists These blogs answer different quest”
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Guilhes Damian's curator insight, July 3, 6:57 PM

12 Data Storytelling Blogs to Follow http://bit.ly/1jOZ5tP #dataviz #blogs #storytelling (via @albertocairo)