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Outils de visualisation et ressources pour les utiliser on Pinterest

Outils de visualisation et ressources pour les utiliser on Pinterest | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it
Des outils et des ressources pour réaliser ou visualiser : des mind maps, des cartographies, des frises chronologiques, des infographies, des schémas etc.
En cliquant sur les images, vous arrivez sur les articles de Thot Cursus et vous aurez ainsi plus d'explications sur les outils indiqués. | See more about design thinking, piste and marque page.
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Classic Authors Who Suck, According To Other Classic Authors | #controverses #dataviz #SNA

Classic Authors Who Suck, According To Other Classic Authors |  #controverses #dataviz #SNA | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it

Do you hate negative book reviews? Try telling that to Mark Twain, D.H. Lawrence, or any of these famous authors who have trashed their fellow writers' publications!

Photos: Associated Press, Getty
Jan Diehm for The Huffington Post

http://big.assets.huffingtonpost.com/20140514A_AuthorInsults.html


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luiy's curator insight, December 25, 2014 6:24 PM

For every great author, there’s another great author eager to knock him or her down a few pegs. Although the writers on this map are typically deemed canonical by literary tastemakers, there wasn’t much mutual admiration amongst them.We’ve mapped out the rivalries and one-sided vendettas of many celebrated writers; just hover over an arrow between two authors to see a cutting insult directed by one to the other.

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L'Île-de-France en bande dessinée

L'Île-de-France en bande dessinée | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it
Le Parisien vous propose une promenade dans la région Île-de-France au fil des lieux qui ont été représentés en BD. Cette carte se construit avec vous : n'hésitez pas à nous signaler des albums que l'on n'aurait pas encore fait figurer...

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100 Diagrams That Changed the World

100 Diagrams That Changed the World | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it
A visual history of human sensemaking, from cave paintings to the world wide web.

Since the dawn of recorded history, we've been using vi
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9 Multimedia Resources for Information Design

9 Multimedia Resources for Information Design | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it
Whether you're a web designer or specialize in graphics, information design is one of the fundamental principles of good design. Check out these resources.
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Ayotzinapa and Tlatlaya: Geopolitics, occupation of the country and State #Terrorism | #NarcoGovernment #Mexico

Ayotzinapa and Tlatlaya: Geopolitics, occupation of the country and State #Terrorism | #NarcoGovernment #Mexico | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it

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luiy's curator insight, December 17, 2014 4:23 AM

El 30 de junio de 2014, en Tlatlaya, Estado de México el Ejército Mexicano ejecutó a 22 personas. Algunas de ellas presentaban un “tiro de gracia”. Después de la masacre, los militares montaron una escena de un falso enfrentamiento, sembrando armas en los cuerpos abatidos. A pocos kilómetros de Tlatlaya, en Iguala, Guerrero, la noche del 26 y la madrugada del 27 de septiembre, policías municipales ejecutaron un operativo en contra de un grupo de estudiantes de la Normal Rural “Isidro Burgos” de Ayotzinapa, Guerrero. En el operativo asesinaron a tres de normalista, uno de los cuales fue cruelmente desollado. Asesinaron también a otras tres personas (no estudiantes) e hirieron a más de 20, una de las cuales sufrió muerte cerebral. Las fuerzas policiacas detuvieron y secuestraron a 43 estudiantes, quienes, a más de dos meses de los hechos, siguen sin ser presentados.

 

En Ayotzinapa y Tlatlaya se sintetiza la violencia sistemática del Estado hacia la población, la impunidad generalizada y el acumulado de agravios a los derechos de los pueblos. Pero de un modo más profundo ambos casos representan la dimensión de la ocupación neo-colonial de México y los rasgos más crudos de la dictadura cívico-militar y su estado de excepción permanente como único modo para sostenerse.

 
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Data Visualization 101: Bar Charts

Data Visualization 101: Bar Charts | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it

'In our Data Visualization 101 series, we cover each chart type to help you sharpen your data visualization skills.

Bar charts are a highly versatile way to visually communicate data. Decidedly straightforward, they can convey the message behind the numbers with impact and meaningful clarity, making complex data easy to understand at a glance.'


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Project #BigData. Expanding on Project C to look at a different use case | #datascience #opendata

Project #BigData. Expanding on Project C to look at a different use case | #datascience #opendata | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it

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luiy's curator insight, November 4, 2014 6:26 AM

Project Big Data is an interactive tool which enables you to visualize and explore the funding patterns of over 600 companies in the Big Data ecosystem! It is based on the work I did for Project C (which you see and can read about here). The list of companies and their classification into categories is based on a dozen published sources and rough text analytics of the Crunchbase database. Crunchbase is a curated crowed sourced database of over 285k companies.

 

As for the data, there are 645 public & private companies in the data set. From Teradata and IBM to Actuate & Zoomdata. I began by harvesting data from Crunchbase by using their free API w/ Python. As of September, Crunchbase had 1250 funding events for 410 of the companies on my list. I've grouped these companies into 18 categories, allowing you to compare peers as well as trends across categories. Some of the categories are broken down further. For example, the tool allows you to differentiate between cloud-based and on premise solutions or SQL vs. NoSQL databases. I gathered additional data from a variety of sources. For example, LinkedIn was used to find the number of employees.

 

 

OPENACCESS Workbook: Project Big Data v1.0 

https://public.tableausoftware.com/download/workbooks/ProjectBigDatav1_0?format=html

 

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Announcing the Inaugural Prix #NetArt Awardees: JODI & Kari Altmann - #mediaart

Announcing the Inaugural Prix #NetArt Awardees: JODI & Kari Altmann - #mediaart | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it

Rhizome, Tsinghua Art & Science Media Lab (TASML), and Center for Art and Technology (CAT) announce Prix Net Art...

 

After extensive deliberation, the Prix Net Art jury—comprising curators Michael Connor, Samantha Culp, Sabine Himmelsbach and Zhang Ga—is proud to announce that inaugural $10,000 Prix Net Art is awarded to artist duo JODI, with a $5,000 Award of Distinction granted to Kari Altmann.

Explore their work here.


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#Violence and guns in best-selling #videogames | #dataviz #opendata

#Violence and guns in best-selling #videogames | #dataviz #opendata | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it
Research into connections between gun violence and video games to violence in real life has been inconclusive. As the hype for the latest in the Grand Theft Auto series builds up, a Guardian analysis of the top 50 video games sold in 2012 found more than half contain violent content labels, as assigned by an independent video game rating board (ESRB). Overall, one-third have weapons that depict real-life firearms

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What Data #Journalists Need to Do Differently | #ddj #bigdata

What Data #Journalists Need to Do Differently | #ddj #bigdata | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it
Relying too heavily on the same sources leaves important stories untold.

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luiy's curator insight, July 10, 2014 5:07 AM

The role of the data journalist has increased dramatically over the last decade.The past few months have seen the launch of several high-profile “data journalism” or “explanatory journalism” websites in the U.S. and the UK – such as Nate Silver’s recently relaunched and somewhat controversialFiveThirtyEight; Trinity Mirror’s ampp3d, a mobile-first site that publishes snappy viral infographics;The Upshot from The New York Times, which aims to put news into context with data; and Vox, where former Washington Post blogger Ezra Klein leads a team that provides “crucial contextual information” around news. The debates (pro and con) around these projects have brought data journalism out of its niche in digital media conferences and trade publications into the limelight.

 

These new media outlets have been received with both praise and criticism. Guardian journalist James Ball, who has been closely associated with the use of data for journalism – from his work with Wikileaks to the “Offshore Leaks” investigations – recently offered an interesting analysis of these developments. He points out a number of limitations in many of these data journalism projects — from the lack of transparency about their data, to the perpetuation of gender inequality among media professionals (“still a lot of white guys”), to the conspicuous absence of one of journalism’s most essential functions: the breaking of news.

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Alberto Cairo: Data journalism needs to up its own standards

Alberto Cairo: Data journalism needs to up its own standards | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it
The data visualization expert argues that FiveThirtyEight and Vox have overpromised and underdelivered — and that they need to treat their data with more scientific rigor.

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NatGeo Maps on Google

NatGeo Maps on Google | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it

The National Geographic Society has been inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888. National Geographic Maps publishes more than 100 new print maps annually and is a leading developer of digital map content found in websites and award-winning mobile apps. All proceeds from the sale and licensing of National Geographic maps go to support the Society's vital exploration, conservation, research and education programs. www.natgeomaps.com


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Seth Dixon's curator insight, December 8, 2014 8:33 PM

Have you ever wanted an archive of all the fabulous maps produced by National Geographic?  And what if you could preview a digital version of all of these NatGeo maps seamlessly on Google Maps?  That is exactly what this gallery delivers.   

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happy holidays
Ruth Reynolds's curator insight, January 1, 9:57 PM

Very US focused but a good source of many maps

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Le Spirograph, ce jouet qui a fait le bonheur de millions d’enfants dans le monde, est maintenant disponible en ligne : Inspirograph

Le Spirograph, ce jouet qui a fait le bonheur de millions d’enfants dans le monde, est maintenant disponible en ligne : Inspirograph | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it

Le Spirograph, ce jouet qui a fait le bonheur de millions d’enfants dans le monde, est maintenant disponible en ligne :Inspirograph

 

 


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6 Visual Design Principles. Told In Helvetica & Dingbats.

6 Visual Design Principles. Told In Helvetica & Dingbats. | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it
Discover what you'll find in Jim Krause's Visual Design, a comprehensive book of design principles... told in Helvetica and dingbats.
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L'arbre de l'évolution à l'heure numérique | #dataviz #openscience

L'arbre de l'évolution à l'heure numérique | #dataviz #openscience | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it
Quand Charles Darwin rencontre Larry Page Le premier arbre phylogénétique, tel qu'il apparaît en 1859 dans De l'origine des espèces au moyen de la sélection naturelle de Charles...

"Dessine-moi un mouton", demandait le Petit Prince à l'aviateur. La représentation graphique a toujours été vecteur de connaissance, mais aujourd'hui, dans une culture qui abandonne peu à peu l'écrit pour l'image, elle devient une composante essentielle de la transmission du savoir. Un second défi se dresse : comment rendre compte de la masse d'informations disponibles pour décrire fidèlement la complexité du monde dans lequel nous évoluons, et notamment la diversité de la biosphère ? La conjugaison de ces deux ambitions a donné naissance au projet OneZoom (www.onezoom.org), un outil numérique qui permet de visualiser une version numérique de l'arbre de la vie. Une immersion dans la biodiversité, et une belle invitation à la curiosité. (...)  - par Guillaume Frasca, La science infuse, 16/10/2012

 

Source : J. Rosindell et L.J. Harmon, OneZoom: A Fractal Explorer for the Tree of Life, PLoS Biology, 16 octobre 2012.


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luiy's curator insight, December 17, 2014 4:28 AM

The authors introduce a new phylogenetic tree viewer that allows interactive display of large trees. The key concept of our solution is that all the data is on one page so that all the user has to do iszoom to reveal it—hence the name OneZoom (http://www.onezoom.org). Our interface is analogous to Google Earth, where one can smoothly zoom into any local landmark from a start page showing the whole globe, recognizing familiar landmarks at different scales along the way (e.g., continents, countries, regions, and towns). Equivalently, OneZoom can zoom smoothly to one tip of the tree of life—say, human beings—passing the familiar clades of animals, vertebrates, mammals, and primates at different scales along the way

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The Graphic Continuum | #dataviz

The Graphic Continuum | #dataviz | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it
[This is a guest post by Jon Schwabish* and Severino Ribecca**, about the informational poster The Graphic Continuum]
 
 
How many different graph types exist? How do they relate to one another?

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luiy's curator insight, December 17, 2014 4:35 AM

How many different graph types exist? How do they relate to one another? Can you use the same graphic type for different types of data? These are the questions that we tried to tackle in our recent project, The Graphic Continuum.

 

Documenting the many chart types is something we were both working on independently for the past couple of years. Severino was building his Data Visualisation Catalogue, an online reference tool of data visualizations. At the same time, I was teaching data visualization to different audiences and was thinking about how to best show my students different graphic types and how they relate to one another.

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How to create data visualizations with D3 | Web design | Creative Bloq

How to create data visualizations with D3 | Web design | Creative Bloq | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it
We'll be making this visualization. It's testament to D3's design that it comes in at under 150 lines of JS, HTML and CSS
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How Artificial Intelligence and Physics Will Help Beat Cancer

How Artificial Intelligence and Physics Will Help Beat Cancer | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it
Someday statistical mechanics might save your life.

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The state of our union is … dumber: how linguistic standards have declined in the president's address | #ddj

The state of our union is … dumber: how linguistic standards have declined in the president's address | #ddj | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it
Using the Flesch-Kincaid readability test the Guardian has tracked the reading level of every State of the Union

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(on) Pure Data - by Alex Di Nunzio (musicainformatica.org)

(on) Pure Data - by Alex Di Nunzio (musicainformatica.org) | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it

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Graphiques en ligne avec Plot.ly

Graphiques en ligne avec Plot.ly | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it

Faire des graphes sensationnels. Travailler en mode collaboratif. Importer nos données à partir de fichiers excel. Exporter les donnés (tableaux en CSV).


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Alain MICHEL's curator insight, July 10, 2014 5:28 AM

Pour les pros des graphiques et de la visualisation de données...!

Ce service en  ligne (version béta, accessible gratuitement sur simple création de compte) est qualifié par l'auteur de l'article de "Rolls du graphique en ligne" et il nous indique que "Plot.ly est aux graphiques ce que Photoshop est à la photo"... Rien de moins.

Les possibilités ont effectivement l'air prometteuses même si cet outil n'est pas forcément très simple d'emploi.

À tester...

Lien direct : https://plot.ly/

Vincent Lahondère's curator insight, August 23, 2014 2:41 PM

Un excellente logiciel

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Visualizing MBTA Data

Visualizing MBTA Data | Visualization Literacy | Scoop.it

“An interactive exploration of ridership, congestion, and delay on Boston's subway system. (Visualization of Boston's subway data. Terrific animations of the the trains on the map.”


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