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News? Or Gossip pimped by science? 'Tax' in the Health Care Tweets

News? Or Gossip pimped by science? 'Tax' in the Health Care Tweets | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it

Does this add anything to our understanding of the issue?  Or is it just gossip pimped by science?  Your call.

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Live map of London Underground trains

Live map of London Underground trains | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it

Find out where your train is right now.  Brilliant.  Done at a hackathon in two hours.  Should be part of the public information utility/infrastructure.

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Analyzing the Top 30 Infographics on Visually

Analyzing the Top 30 Infographics on Visually | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it
Ever wonder what makes an infographic successful? Why do some infographics accumulate more than 1 million views and others, barely 100?

 

Food for the eyemind. (the most concise mixed metaphor I have ever meta'd)

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Really getting perspective on problems: drug-cartel-infographic.jpg

Really getting perspective on problems:  drug-cartel-infographic.jpg | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it
RT @DrugPolicyNews check out who manages your local #drug stores in this revealing data visualization http://t.co/pqXmOPuu...

 

Scary, appropriate and timely.

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Cautions for the new visualizer: Masters of Media » Data Visualization Templates

Cautions for the new visualizer: Masters of Media » Data Visualization Templates | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it
As mentioned before, certain visual effects seem to be used over and over again as well. And new builders of websites hardly ever start a project from scratch. But what is the state of templates in the world of data visualization ...

 

If you want to be taken seriously in visualization, there are certain newly clotting cliches that demonstrate an alarming lack of thought and commitment on the visualizer's part.  This blog entry sketches a few principles and examples of what to use or avoid with common idioms.

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12 Infographics About Running to Motivate You Into Shape

12 Infographics About Running to Motivate You Into Shape | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it
There are plenty of national days and even months these days, during which we celebrate all kinds of things -- not very many of them encouraging healthy living...
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Big Data Week - D3 and The real time firehose

www.bigdataweek presents Ben Hagan talking about D3 - Visualising the Real Time Firehose using d3.js...

 

The buzz on D3.js

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History of Science Fiction - Detail - Places and Spaces

Pretty accurate and contains the mid 20th century essentials.  I don't know the recent books.

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Baby's Life, Mother's Schooling: Child Mortality Rates Decline as Women Become Better Educated

Baby's Life, Mother's Schooling: Child Mortality Rates Decline as Women Become Better Educated | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it

Child mortality rates decline as women become better educated...

 

An example of Tufte's "small multiples".


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Alternative Energy Research vs Weight Loss Products {Infographic}

Alternative Energy Research vs Weight Loss Products {Infographic} | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it

A good example of the contexting research that makes a great, and riveting, infographic.  


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Why Google is the king of 21st Century Internet [Infographic]

Why Google is the king of 21st Century Internet [Infographic] | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it
Google Advertising Mobile Market is huge with earning more than 500 million dollars with Google Search, Google Webmaster Tools, Google Cloud Storage...

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Wind Map : relatively realtime map of U.S. wind direction and speed

Beautiful and useful streamer map shows direction and strength of current winds across the US.

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Six decades of US tornadoes visualized in one stunning map

Six decades of US tornadoes visualized in one stunning map | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it
Six decades of US tornadoes visualized in one stunning mapio9It tracks 56 years of tornado paths along with a host of attribute information.
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Visualization of a Twitter retweet network: art or useful data visualization? | SoMe Lab

Visualization of a Twitter retweet network: art or useful data visualization? | SoMe Lab | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it

Art or science?  Is that a real question outside of the classroom or bar?

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A Clickable Infographic That's Actually Good - Forbes

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A Clickable Infographic That's Actually GoodForbesWhat makes this infographic so good? It actually leads to information (gasp!).

 

Arrogant infographic humor.

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Live interactive data map of Manhattan: Stop + Frisk: Guns | WNYC

Live interactive data map of Manhattan: Stop + Frisk: Guns | WNYC | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it
WNYC map shows most guns found during NYPD stop-and-frisks last year happened away from stop-and-frisk hot spots.
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Health InfoScape - Visual discovery of patterns in medical info

Health InfoScape - Visual discovery of patterns in medical info | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it

GE puts medical data up for visual discovery.  Discovers stuff.  It is a big event!

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The History of Philosophy visualized | Visual Loop

The History of Philosophy visualized | Visual Loop | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it
Using Wikipedia data and Gephi, Simon Draper mapped the relations between great thinkers (RT @BIS2Media: Wikipedia data + Gephi: the relations between great thinkers http://t.co/1YHjhezk #visualization...

 

At first glance another one of those terrible spiderwebs of undigested info tossed out to impress oneself with a first-order mastery of "complexity."  Upon reading Simon's blog entry, however, I decided to post this with the recommendation that you follow his adventure.  You might find some useful tools and ideas for your own visualization antics.

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The Geography of Government Benefits

The Geography of Government Benefits | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it
See the share of Americans’ income that comes from government benefit programs like Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, veterans’ benefits and food stamps.
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10 visualizations about sex and dating from OKCupid

10 visualizations about sex and dating from OKCupid | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it

This is a pretty famous set of charts from the founder of OKCupid.  They show correlations between unexpected variables from a massive dataset -- users of the OKCupid dating service.  Kind of a Big Dat(a)ing vis.

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Cisco: 50 Billion Things on the Internet by 2020 [Infographic]

Cisco: 50 Billion Things on the Internet by 2020 [Infographic] | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things, when real world objects are connected to the Internet, is a trend that we've been actively tracking since early 2009.

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Social Media: How extensive and effective is it, really?

Social Media: How extensive and effective is it, really? | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it

There is a large divide between those that understand social media marketing and technology. This Exploring Social Media Infographic shows the gap.


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Apple Product Design: 35 Years of Consumer Electronics [INFOGRAPHIC]

Apple Product Design: 35 Years of Consumer Electronics [INFOGRAPHIC] | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it
When it comes to industrial design, few consumer electronics or computer makers have the legacy or influence of Apple. Here's a look back at the history of its aesthetic.

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Think Infographics are New? At London's Transport Museum, They Date Back to the 1920s

Think Infographics are New? At London's Transport Museum, They Date Back to the 1920s | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it
TreeHugger has been having a field day discussing the pro's and con's of infographics.
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Boeing Adopts Sci-Fi Data Manipulation Model - Minority Report gets real

Boeing Adopts Sci-Fi Data Manipulation Model - Minority Report gets real | Visualization Gallery | Scoop.it

Minority Report becomes corporate reality....

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