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Educator Mia MacMeekin made this infographic about ways to inspire students to think more deeply about how innovation applies to them.
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This seems like a straightforward question, but it’s proven to be a difficult one to answer. Even visualization researchers don’t have a clear definition.
Is it synonymous with information graphics? Does visualization have to be computer generated? Does data have to be involved, or can it be abstract? The answers vary depending on who you ask.
Visualization is a medium. It’s not just an analysis tool nor just a way to prove a point more clearly through data.
Visualization is like books. There are different writing styles and categories, there are textbooks and there are novels, and they communicate ideas in different ways for varied purposes. And just like authors who use words to communicate, there are rules that you should always follow and others that are guidelines that you can bend and break...
'Like most recent years, 2013 has been packed full of infographics. Some were about current events, others just covered cool topics. A lot of those infographics turned out pretty awesome, so here are 20 of our 2013 favorites.'
“ U.S. solar market grows 30 percent in 2013 The infographic prepared by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM research reveals another banner year for solar energy in the United States.”
The rise of 3D printing has introduced one of the most ground-breaking technological feats happening right now. The most exciting part, though, doesn't have anything to do with printing electronics or fancy furniture, but in producing human tissues, otherwise known as bioprinting. While it is still in its infancy, the future of bioprinting looks very bright and will eventually result in some major advances for society, whilst also saving billions for the economy this is spent on research and development.
Big data from social media can give us insight into our relationships, our habits, and the things we care about.
Emeric Nectoux's insight:
This post gives a good description what big data really is, beside It’s probably the most overused buzzword in business today, and like all buzzwords, its meaning sometimes gets lost in all the hoopla.
Then how to get started with Big Data, that might seems a bit impressive at the beginning...
During the past few years the demand regarding Data Info-graphics has increased in volume and demand as well as in clarity. The range of technologies available by which to collect and examine data is constantly on the rise- both in web and desktop applications, which provide several great interfaces. From a technological aspect , such tools have created efficiency based models which have gone onto disrupting existing paradigms of the past. These vary and range from data synthesis to data visualization encompassing every type of data.
Within this scope, such new tools are continually emerging whose main purpose is to- simplify the process within being able to harness data in lending impact and insight generation...
What do we expect will happen in one thousand years time? Or one million years? Or even one billion? As our amazing timeline shows, there may be trouble ahead.
First, we brought you a prediction of the forthcoming year. Then we brought you a timeline of the near future, revealing what could happen up to around 100 years time. But here’s our most ambitious set of predictions yet – from what could happen in one thousand years time to one hundred quintillion years (that’s 100,000,000,000,000,000,000 years)...
There is no doubt that technology has had a lasting impact on libraries. Once thought to be going the way of traditional bookstores, libraries have rebounded and are thriving in a technology fueled world.
According to research from IBM, 90% of the world's data was created in just the past few years. Where does this data come from? Well, every minute 208,300 photos are uploaded to Facebook, 350,000 tweets are sent, millions of dollars are carried out in Amazon transactions and more.
Big data analytics is thus derived from the way this tremendous amount of data is handled in order to make strategic, profit-driven decisions, making our enormous stores of data useful.
How visual outlining provides a shareable snapshot of ideas. (RT @iMindMap: Blast from the past #ThePowerofMindMapping http://t.co/gxM0JRsBDW How do you benefit from Mind Mapping?
Emeric Nectoux's insight:
Quite often, when people ask me what is this wierd thing: "mind mapping", I summarize it by saying: A mind map is a snap shot of your mind at a point in time. It has several propoerties such has huge reminiscence power, improve your creative thinking (e.g. during brainstorming session) and more...
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