What's new in Visual Communication?
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Selected news about graphic design, photography, film studies and media & interaction design for CV students at ECAL (Lausanne, Switzerland)
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Inside Explorer | Interactive Institute

Inside Explorer | Interactive Institute | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
CASE: MUMMY EXPLORER

In this project we have teamed up with The Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities in Stockholm, Centre for Medical Imaging and Visualization (CMIV), Autodesk and FARO in a state-of-the-art mummy visualization project where we have explored the most recent advances within reality capture, interactive visualization and 3D printing. 

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MIT Center for Civic Media | Innovating civic media tools and practices together with communities

MIT Center for Civic Media | Innovating civic media tools and practices together with communities | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

More than a billion people a month visit YouTube to watch videos. Sometimes, those billion people watch the same video. What We Watch is a browser for trending YouTube videos. Some videos trend in a single country, and some find regional audiences. Others spread across borders of language, culture, and nation to reach a global audience. What We We watch lets us visualize and explore the connections between countries based on their video viewing habits.

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New MIT Media Lab Tool Lets Anyone Visualize Unwieldy Government Data

New MIT Media Lab Tool Lets Anyone Visualize Unwieldy Government Data | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

DATAVIVA, A PROJECT DEVELOPED IN PART BY MEDIA LAB PROFESSOR CÉSAR HIDALGO, AIMS TO MAKE A WIDE SWATH OF GOVERNMENT ECONOMIC DATA USABLE WITH A SERIES OF VISUALIZATION APPS.

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The Visual Thinking Landscape

The Visual Thinking Landscape | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Visual thinking is a way to organize your thoughts and improve your ability to think and communicate. It’s a way to expand your range and capacity by going beyond the linear world of the written word, list and spreadsheet, and entering the non-linear world of complex spacial relationships, networks, maps and diagrams.

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Watching the World

Watching the World | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
Can the billions of images uploaded to digital platforms be put to work? Lev Manovich discusses the emerging field of social-media visualization.
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Google Research project turns 64 years of music into a rock rainbow

Google Research project turns 64 years of music into a rock rainbow | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Google has compiled the last 64 years of musical history in a large, rainbow-colored chart for both education and the hope that you might buy some of it on the company's store. Today Google's Research group put out a new project called Music Timeline that tracks the popularity of musical genres dating all the way back to 1950. Users can track each individual genre as time goes by, and both view and buy key albums along the way.

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Circle of Life: The Beautiful New Way to Visualize Biological Data

Circle of Life: The Beautiful New Way to Visualize Biological Data | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

When Martin Krzywinski took a systems administrator job at Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Center, he didn’t plan on becoming a pioneer of 21st century biological data visualization. In fact, he didn’t even have a biology background: He’d done his graduate studies in physics and math. But it was the late 1990s, and he could handle a computer.

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