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Power of Data Visualization - An infographic inspiration site

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Power of Data Visualization - An infographic inspiration site.

Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge. These graphics present complex information quickly and clearly, such as in signs, maps, journalism, technical writing, and education. With an information graphic, computer scientists, mathematicians, and statisticians develop and communicate concepts using a single symbol to process information.

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Get your daily infographic fix with these great sites

Get your daily infographic fix with these great sites | visual data | Scoop.it

Infographics, aka data visualisation as an art, are incredibly popular in the media. They share information in an easily digestible format that makes for interesting blog posts, great content to share on social networks and a way to freshen up that tired press release.

If you are a fan of infographics you may not want to wait for them to go viral by appearing on blogs like Mashable or The Next Web. Wouldn't it be cool to find them first and for once share them with your friends before they'd already seen it?

Well then, you should head over to sites dedicated to publishing inforgraphics at a daily rate. Here are some of my favourites..

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Searching For An Infographic? Here Are Some Sources...

Searching For An Infographic? Here Are Some Sources... | visual data | Scoop.it

Is it time to change the way that we search for information due to infographics?

In a web environment that is becoming very challenging to pull data (that is usually in a text format) into a graphic, online researchers may benefit for infographics. Wikipedia defines infographics as “graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge. These graphics present complex information quickly and clearly, such as in signs, maps, journalism, technical writing, and education”.

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Tools for Creating Great Infographics

Tools for Creating Great Infographics | visual data | Scoop.it

Current resources, websites and mapping tools for creating infographics online...  Have you used any of these? If so, which is your favorite?

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65 Amazing Data Visualization and Infographics

65 Amazing Data Visualization and Infographics | visual data | Scoop.it

Infographics or information graphics are visualizations which are used to represent complex information and it also helps us to explain about data such as in signs, maps, journalism, technical writing and education which are tough to represent in any other kind of written format, one will not be able to have a quick and clear access to the information by reading the words given in the written data. It is due to the fact that our brain stores a picture of the content we see in our everyday life so that we wouldn’t require to jot down about each and everything we see and feel around us.

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Infographics: Here's How to Make Them Effective

Infographics News: news, curiosities and information about media infographics from Chiqui Estaben. Infographics Showcase: great IG gallery showcased and hosted by design firm Killer Infographics. ...
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Beyond the Infographic: 12 Parallax Scrolling Sites that Inform, Engage & Entertain

Beyond the Infographic: 12 Parallax Scrolling Sites that Inform, Engage & Entertain | visual data | Scoop.it
Infographics: love them or hate them, you can’t escape them. With the rise of the infographic at all time high (a reported mention of ‘infographic’ every 1.7 seconds on the 16th Aug), many are now asking where next for this visual medium?

For many, Interactive HTML5 Infographics are the next stage in the evolution of the infographic, a sentiment I personally agree with. However, today I’m going to look into another engaging type of content that is crushing it when it comes to social sharing, brand engagement and back link acquisition: parallax scrolling landing pages...

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Scrollshow's comment, October 14, 2012 5:48 PM
Join us !! Scrollshow creates an elegant appraoch using parallax scrolling.. It's the first panoramic presentation editor on iPad.
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VisWeek – What Constitutes the Best Research?

VisWeek – What Constitutes the Best Research? | visual data | Scoop.it

Context-preserving visual links are lines that connect items in a visualization or set of related visualizations to highlight those items and thus make them easier to find, and do so in a way that minimally occludes other information. There are many ways that items can be highlighted. The best methods apply visual attributes to those items that we perceive preattentively, causing them to pop out in the display. This approach highlights items without adding meaningless visual content to the display. As you can see in the following example of context-preserving visual links, items are highlighted by the addition of lines to connect them.

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Designing Quality Infographics: Tips, Resources and Inspiration

Designing Quality Infographics: Tips, Resources and Inspiration | visual data | Scoop.it
Infographics are graphic visual representations of data and information. They come in extremely handy when you need to explain complex information, numbers or data rather quickly and effectively.

Infographics are used worldwide from magazines to metro stations. A great infographic can render complicated information easily understandable and engrossing.

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Mapping Big Ideas: BIGVIZ

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200 pages of world-changing thinking, or what a sheep and a dog have to do with universal compassion.

When two of our favorite ideas — TED and data visualization — converge, it’s a beautiful thing. Naturally, we’re all over BIGVIZ — an ambitious effort by the fine folks at Autodesk, who took it upon themselves to visualize the entire 2008 TED conference.

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