Noah Iliinsky Web App Masters Tour Preview

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Noah Iliinsky Web App Masters Tour Preview

  1. 1. Steps to Beautiful Visualizations (sneak preview) UIE Web App Master’s Tour Spring, 2011 Noah Iliinsky
  2. 2. Visualization allows access to huge amounts of datahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVimVzgtD6w
  3. 3. Visualization for presentation, when you do have a story to tellhttps://www.msu.edu/~howardp/softdrinks.pdf
  4. 4. Visualization for analysis, when you don’t (yet) have a story to tellhttp://www.tableausoftware.com/public/gallery/taleof100
  5. 5. How to do it: Use a format that fits the datahttp://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/whos-ahead/key-states/map.html
  6. 6. Axes give you information for free! (in two different ways) North- South West - East
  7. 7. Consistent, highly differentiable encodings
  8. 8. Painfully wrong!http://www.digitalsurgeons.com/facebook-vs-twitter-infographic/

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