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NOLA Info Vizualization Primer
NOLA Info Vizualization Primer
NOLA Info Vizualization Primer
NOLA Info Vizualization Primer
NOLA Info Vizualization Primer
NOLA Info Vizualization Primer
NOLA Info Vizualization Primer
NOLA Info Vizualization Primer
NOLA Info Vizualization Primer
NOLA Info Vizualization Primer
NOLA Info Vizualization Primer
NOLA Info Vizualization Primer
NOLA Info Vizualization Primer
NOLA Info Vizualization Primer
NOLA Info Vizualization Primer
NOLA Info Vizualization Primer
NOLA Info Vizualization Primer
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  • 1. How Do We Visualize Community? A few InfoViz examples Compiled by Ida C. Benedetto New Orleans Chase Competition :: March 28, 2006
  • 2. All text taken from Visualizing Information for Advocacy: An Introduction to Information Design by John Emerson http://www.backspace.com/notes/2008/02/15/x.html
  • 3. Maps are useful for showing spatial issues or locations.
  • 4.
    • Travel time in London
    • © Crown copyright. Department for Transport 100020237 2006
    • http://www.mysociety.org/2006/travel-time-maps/
  • 5. Charts are useful for showing quantities and trends over time.
  • 6.
    • Edits to the Wikipedia entry on “Capitalism” organized by version and author
    • http://www.research.ibm.com/visual/projects/history_flow/gallery.htm
  • 7. Diagrams and flowcharts may best illustrate processes or relationships.
  • 8.
    • 41 most frequent characters from different Holy Scriptures
    • http://similardiversity.net/
  • 9. When designing your graphics, consider using contrasting thicknesses, tints, line styles or shapes first, before considering color.
  • 10.
    • Fidg’t’ : Live interactive visualization of Flickr and lastFM networks
    • http://www.fidgt.com/visualize
  • 11. The style of your elements can convey meaning. Too many styles may clutter the page. Thin lines are generally preferable to thick lines.
  • 12.
    • Stock Market Ticker Garden
    • http://infosthetics.com/archives/2006/04/ticker_garden_stock_market_visualization.html
  • 13. You don’t need a computer to create great design. Design graphics with pen, paper or collage.
  • 14.
    • Ted Talks Big Viz Book
    • http://blog.ted.com/2008/03/visualizing_ted.php
  • 15. Show the actual data, as much as you can. People can deal with much greater information density than you think. Your job is to help them see the patterns in the data.
  • 16.
    • How Scientific Paradigms relate: W.B. Paley
    • http://wbpaley.com/brad/mapOfScience/index.html
  • 17.
    • Death and Taxes
    • http://www.thebudgetgraph.com/
  • 18.
    • Resources
    • Information Aesthetics - http://infosthetics.com
    • Visual Complexity - http://www.visualcomplexity.com/vc
    • Social Design Notes - http://backspace.com/notes
    • Processing.org Exhibition - http://processing.org/exhibition
    • Good Magazine - http://www.goodmagazine.com
    • Eager Eyes - http://eagereyes.org

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