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Is Data Visualization Art?

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Data Visualization is driven by data. Its form is often derived from optimizing the efficiency of inputting data (and information about that data) into a human brain. It is a very pragmatic practice, built around numbers and logic.


And yet it is beautiful. It evokes emotions. It can be aesthetically pleasing, or hideous. It communicates complex concepts and provokes thought. It is consumed for enjoyment. Some visualizations even share similarities with poetry.

There are several stages in the life cycle of data visualizations, and while the core of the practice is driven by rational thinking, any number of stages in the process have opportunities for subjective decisions or artistic interpretations...


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Lauren Moss's curator insight, January 24, 2013 7:42 PM

An overview of the creative and artistic processes involved in data visualization...

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The UAB Mix - Innovations in online education

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Call-in chemistry, sketching breakthroughs and a choose-your-own-adventure course in pain. Over the past five years, enrollment in online classes a
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World Economic Forum opens "Industry 4.0" center in San Francisco's Presidio

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The World Economic Forum opened its Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in San Francisco, a new space for accelerating technology adoption.
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Open Education Week

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During the Open Education Week, EDEN offers the following online events: There will also be an #EDENChat session on 29 March, led by Antonella Poce and Fabio Nascimbeni on the topic of MOOCs and so…
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A new technology is fundamentally changing learning–here’s how

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Find out how blended reality is leapfrogging today’s classroom technology to transform learning.
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Flipped Learning 3.0 Webinars

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Five Factors Signal a Paradigm Shift in Flipped Learning has Begun On March 1, 2017,  the Flipped Learning Global Initiative (FLGI), a worldwide coalition of educators, researchers, technologists, …
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Chemists color world of 3-D crystals with advances in self-assembly

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“A team of New York University chemists has created self-assembled, three-dimensional DNA crystals that can bind a separate, dye-bearing strand—a breakthrough that enhances the functionality of these tiny building blocks. The advance, reported in the journal Nature Chemistry, offers promise for the creation of enhanced synthetic chemistry.”
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Elysium conference in Surf City provides waves of knowledge: collaboration/interoperability tools and MBD.
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12 Important Tips to Get Precise Google Search Results

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An Important Conversation About Student Privacy

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We share an interview we did with graduate students on student privacy and publishing student work on the web.
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A free learning platform for computer science. Making automated assessment software accessible to everyone!
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Media Literacy: A Crash Course in 60 Minutes

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Because students often turn to online news for their research needs, it is more important than ever for educators to help separate truth from fiction.
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Teachers Guide to Creating Educational Visuals Using Google Drawings

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edX announces new MicroMasters programs for career advancement - eCampus News

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New MicroMasters programs include subjects in key fields, such as business analytics, cybersecurity and data science .
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