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Infographic: Life on Less Than $2 a Day

Infographic: Life on Less Than $2 a Day | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
A global snapshot of the cost of survival in several developing nations...

Via Lauren Moss, Greenroom Dweller
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11 of the Most Influential Infographics of the 19th-Century...

11 of the Most Influential Infographics of the 19th-Century... | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
We live in a world steeped in graphic information. From Google Maps and GIS to the proliferation of infographics and animated maps, visual data surrounds us.

While we may think of infographics as a relatively recent development to make sense of the immense amount of data available on the Web, they actually are rooted in the 19th century.

Two major developments led to a breakthrough in infographics: advances in lithography and chromolithography, which made it possible to experiment with different types of visual representations, and the availability of vast amounts of data, including from the American Census as well as natural scientists, who faced heaps of information about the natural world, such as daily readings of wind, rainfall, and temperature spanning decades.

But such data was really only useful to the extent that it could be rendered in visual form. And this is why innovation in cartography and graphic visualization mattered so greatly...


Via Lauren Moss, Beth Kanter
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MyHistro - timeline and map tools

MyHistro  - timeline and map tools | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
There is a new timeline tool in town! Actually MyHistro is more than just a timeline - it has a  built-in mapping tool too.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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