A Primer in Data Visualization

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Our founder Jesse Thomas presented this deck to a packed house at Maryland's MICA design school for Refresh: Baltimore.
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=166643026697954

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A Primer in Data Visualization

  1. 1. data visualization bmore edition
  2. 2. Aggregation
  3. 3. a simple branded way to view a specific conversation
  4. 4. example nasa buzzroom
  5. 5. using a map as an interface
  6. 6. old maps are great, but you cant sort data or zoom in.
  7. 7. Historical Hurricane Tracker Explore all hurricanes that have hit the U.S. since 1850
  8. 8. directions have become an expected feature.
  9. 9. we made games out of it!
  10. 10. publish content
  11. 11. example go green go public
  12. 12. sort by person
  13. 13. pages for individual pieces of media
  14. 14. live feed for events, installations etc
  15. 15. the media use graphics as credibility. notice how he points to the graphic.
  16. 16. the information doesn't need to be boring. the method for delivery can be fun. extra points for using all your senses.
  17. 17. visual storytelling
  18. 18. people have always used illustration to tell stories. it is how we pass on the story from generation to generation.
  19. 19. icon + number
  20. 20. information design is a sacred task. people use this stuff to survive!
  21. 21. if maps are wrong. people die.
  22. 22. think about that guy on a deserted island, or sitting in prison solitary. he writes scratches to represent time.
  23. 23. info-graphics are used to record history.
  24. 24. because of their importance in history and its subsequent storytelling. people have a vested interest influencing them.
  25. 25. good news is they are constantly being updated.
  26. 26. data driven design has traditionally been boring. (example nutritional facts)
  27. 27. typically when old designs gets the data viz treatment it gets very futuristic

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