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Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
Visualizing data fall2011
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Visualizing data fall2011

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workshop on visualizing data at UNR given in Fall 2011

workshop on visualizing data at UNR given in Fall 2011

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  • 1. Visualizing Data 9/12/2011 Lisa Kurt Emerging Technologies Librarian Lisa Kurt “twitterized” by: http://visual.ly/twitter
  • 2. Who? What skills? <ul><li>Designer </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Scientist </li></ul><ul><li>Statistician </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher/professor </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematician </li></ul><ul><li>Business person </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneur </li></ul><ul><li>Artist </li></ul><ul><li>Etc… </li></ul>http://flowingdata.com/2011/08/19/bikes-of-san-francisco/
  • 3. Let’ s look at some fun information! <ul><li>Web of Science vs. Google Scholar </li></ul>Web of Science Google Scholar 07/2008 604 643 08/2008 580 604 09/2008 1083 1109 10/2008 1302 1241 11/2008 638 1297 12/2008 677 886
  • 4. Let’ s make it cooler
  • 5. More cooler
  • 6. Not awesome enough yet
  • 7. Does it get better than this?
  • 8. Wow.
  • 9.  
  • 10.  
  • 11.  
  • 12. <ul><li>“ There is no such thing as information overload, only bad design” </li></ul>-Edward Tufte
  • 13. <ul><li>Composition </li></ul><ul><li>Alignment </li></ul><ul><li>Repetition </li></ul><ul><li>Contrast </li></ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul><ul><li>Typography </li></ul><ul><li>Image choice </li></ul>basic design elements
  • 14. 3 words on chart junk… Don’t do this.
  • 15. Remember that food pyramid thing? then now
  • 16. Hrishi Mittal Rafal Dittwald Original graph: http://flowingdata.com/2010/02/25/challenge-make-this-graph-easier-to-read/ Brendan
  • 17. http://www.japanquakemap.com/
  • 18. http://xkcd.com/radiation/
  • 19. Save pens. Use Garamond font
  • 20. http://flowingdata.com/category/visualization/
  • 21. How Genetics Works http://flowingdata.com/2010/03/05/how-genetics-works/
  • 22. Rethinking the food nutrition label… http://flowingdata.com/2011/08/12/rethinking-the-food-nutrition-label/
  • 23. http://flowingdata.com/category/visualization/page/2/ We have a need to explain and understand our world… even the humorous sides.
  • 24. Conventions can work with us. Can you spot conventions used in this infographic? http://lemon.ly/slider/the-united-states-use-of-food-stamps
  • 25. Crayola Crayon Colors Multiply Like Rabbits http://flowingdata.com/category/visualization/page/4/
  • 26. Great Breakdown on Tools and Techniques: http:// www.visualisingdata.com/index.php/resources /
  • 27. Not everything that looks hard, is as hard as it looks.
  • 28. Many Eyes http:// manyeyes.alphaworks.ibm.com
  • 29. “ Yes We Can visualized”
  • 30.  
  • 31. Google Visualization API http://code.google.com/apis/visualization /
  • 32. Want to be like Hans Rosling?!? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVimVzgtD6w  
  • 33. http://code.google.com/apis/chart/interactive/docs/gallery/motionchart.html Now you can!
  • 34. Graphviz http://graphviz.org /
  • 35. Finite State Machine
  • 36. Unix versions
  • 37. The code!
  • 38. Flash/ActionScript http://actionscript.org /
  • 39. BabyName Wizard http://www.babynamewizard.com/voyager #
  • 40.  
  • 41. EigenFactor http:// www.eigenfactor.org
  • 42.  
  • 43. Hmm… neat but that looks a little too fancy for me… Not everything that looks hard, is as hard as it looks!
  • 44. Processing http:// processing.org  
  • 45. Webpage Graph http://www.aharef.info/static/htmlgraph/?url=http:// google.com    
  • 46.  
  • 47. Deprocess http://benfry.com/deprocess/   
  • 48.  
  • 49. Imagination and drawing Your brain + pencil 
  • 50. I am Beck Tench. http://becktench.com/
  • 51. http://becktench.com/
  • 52. This is indexed http://thisisindexed.com/
  • 53.  
  • 54. Retrieved from Beautiful Visualization: Looking at Data Through the Eyes of Experts
  • 55. http://xkcd.com/688/
  • 56. <ul><li>Edward Tufte: http://www.edwardtufte.com </li></ul><ul><li>NYTimes Visualization Lab: </li></ul><ul><li>http://open.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/10/27/the-new-york-times-data-visualization-lab/ </li></ul><ul><li>Visually: http://visual.ly/ </li></ul><ul><li>Flowing Data: http://flowingdata.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Lemonly: http://lemon.ly/ </li></ul><ul><li>Gapminder: http://www.gapminder.org/ </li></ul>Additional resources available:
  • 57. Your turn! <ul><li>Design a single infographic that demonstrates information/data gathered from the candy. </li></ul><ul><li>Sketch on paper or online. Or both! </li></ul><ul><li>Consider the color, composition, contrast, typography, alignment, and repetition when designing your visualization. </li></ul><ul><li>Work with a partner- no more than 3 in a group. </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation and discussion. </li></ul>

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