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Visualization of the Week: The Evolution of the Web

Visualization of the Week: The Evolution of the Web | visual data | Scoop.it

This week's winning visualization goes to Hyperakt, Vizzuality and members of the Google Chrome team. The web today is a growing universe of interlinked web pages and web apps, teeming with videos, photos, and interactive content. What the average user doesn't see is the interplay of web technologies and browsers that makes all this possible...

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The Evolution of Architectural Visualization

The Evolution of Architectural Visualization | visual data | Scoop.it
Visualization has been married to Architecture since the beginning of time. (Let's say we start the courtship at 15000 BC in the Paleolithic Era.) And in any relationship, communication is the key to success.

 

At each step of the architectural process – planning, design, and construction – visualizations provide a look into the future at the envisioned physical structure (or place). Over centuries, architects’ mania for perfection has demanded more realistic reflections of their imaginations, and technology has progressed to make these dreams come true. Whether engraved, sketched, painted, mini-modeled, or rendered, the more detailed the visualization, the clearer the communication.

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Mariana Soffer's comment, July 7, 2012 11:12 AM
very interesting
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Celebrate the 2012 London Olympic Games with These 14 Infographics

Celebrate the 2012 London Olympic Games with These 14 Infographics | visual data | Scoop.it
The 2012 Olympics are ramping up in England, and so are the visualizations of all the data related to the games.

The Ancient Olympic Games started in 776 BC in ancient Greece. After being abandoned in 394 AD, they were reincarnated in the modern form we know in 1894. The tradition continues today, and hopefully will continue for as long as humanity exists. They are a wonderful celebration of human physical capability and achievement, with new records set without fail.

In anticipation of this year’s games, here’s a list of 14 infographics about the Olympics and their impact on this year’s host city, London...

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