I enjoy practicing yoga, and think this is an excellent representation of how to do the sun salutation (Surya Namaskar) routine. It is effective because it conveys the poses without any extra information and zero words. Source: https://vedicambassador.wordpress.com/2013/12/15/benefits-of-surya-namaskar-sun-salutation-yoga-asanas/
Braille is written communication for blind people. It is represented by embossed material either in paper or plastic (on public signs), etc. It is an information visualization alternative for people who communicate differently. For people who view it visually can… Continue Reading →
This is natural info vis. This leaf-tailed gecko doesn’t have a hard time hiding itself from predators on account of its appearance. Source: “https://www.boredpanda.com/animal-camouflage-39/”
Large means different things in different countries when it comes to McDonald’s drinks. This is a cool way of showing that. Source: https://www.dramafever.com/news/japanese-mcdonalds-serves-smallest-drink-sizes-in-the-world/
This interactive tool is like a dictionary of visualization methods. It lets you view an example when you hover over each one. It’s pretty cool! I think more can always be added though! Reference: “http://www.visual-literacy.org/periodic_table/periodic_table.html”
Nokia partnered up with Fyodor Golan to create this smartphone skirt. It uses 70 screens “which appear to be moving because of the installed software, which is built to mimic its surroundings.” It is a literal metaphor for fashion technology, and… Continue Reading →
Here is a slide from my presentation that shows the data sketches that I have been working on to develop the idea for my project. I have focused on various parts of the data and various types of graphs.
Holomaps is an augmented reality app that lets you view geospatial data through AR glasses ie. the HoloLens. In my opinion, it is a really cool tool to interact with spatial data. “https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gpuYzWVP9w”
I went grocery shopping and noticed the supply and demand of lemons versus limes in a very visual way. Lemons are 2x more available than limes.
A friend told me about these when I was working in my information visualization design job. These “dazzle ships” were used in war time to confuse the opponent as to where the warship was facing or even how many warships… Continue Reading →
Music.ly is an app that I recently discovered, and think it’s a good app to waste some time on. Here is a visualization of the most recently trending hashtags from top to bottom.
This is the bulletin board that is situated in the math sciences building hallway. The repeated posters shows which events are advertised more than others or even who was most determined to advertise their event!
This is the push-pin colour preference that the person who sat at my desk before me had. I thought about laying them out like this to get a more visual perspective on the colour comparisons.
This plant is supposed to be an air purifier for homes. Thus, the number of leaves in this plant are proportional to how clean the air is in my house. It is a direct physical representation with cause and effect.