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