What I find data vis to be really useful for is to see evolution of something over time. This is one such thing. A 100 years of typewriters are no joke. Cool to see how we have traveled to the… Continue Reading →
Working in info vis, I found Color Brewer to be a helpful tool to find colour schemes for a visualizations. It even helps find colour-blindness-friendly colors. Source: https://www.wired.com/2014/10/cindy-brewer-map-design/ Site: http://colorbrewer2.org/#type=sequential&scheme=BuGn&n=3
Types of wands that give different effects on eyelashes. Sometimes you can tell by looking at the wand’s shape what effect it will have on your lashes. Source: http://www.thebeautysnoop.com/2014/09/mascara-wands-shapes-and-types.html
This is a nice way of showing what lunch looks like around the world. Easy to pick and choose what you would eat out of each (some or all of it???). Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/food/article-2957301/What-school-lunches-look-like-world.html
This is not my postage stamp collection, but I like collecting stamps as well. There is something cool about saving a piece of something that was once somewhere else. They visually speak a lot about the history, art-style, colour preferences… Continue Reading →
These passport stamps are an easy, colourful, an fun way to determine times and places where the person has been. Most of all, these are very visual and symbolic! Source: https://www.pinterest.ca/pin/430586414344213546/
This is definitely not an info vis, but looking at it made me think that this would be something that I would want to use to make one! It looks too yummy
Stars based on zodiac signs. Very insightful way to convey zodiac in regards to astrology. Source: http://cf.ltkcdn.net/horoscopes/images/slide/55033-705×800-SS-symbol-7.jpg
The start constellations for a 31 day cycle. Hard to read the vis, but weird how (night-time) land looks kind of like this from planes. Source: https://onthebrinkofdiscovery.wordpress.com/2015/10/06/31-days-of-fall-fun-stargazing/comment-page-1/
Indicates the details of Snow White’s 7 dwarfs. Authored by Fred Moore, the original animator, this chart makes points about how to draw them and what to avoid. The original names list included over 40 dwarfs! Source: https://www.disneyavenue.com/2017/04/disneys-folly-making-of-snow-white.html
Location-based visual representing Disney Princess origins. As someone who dressed up as them for Halloween as a kid, Very enticing. Source: http://www.dorkly.com/post/74007/holy-turd-you-guys-its-16-disney-princess-infographics
Some currency symbols. Cool that most of them have some time of strikes going through them. Source: https://www.quora.com/Why-do-so-many-currency-symbols-have-strikethroughs-in-them-for-example-%C2%A3-%E2%82%AC-and-%E2%82%B9
Different kinds of braiding styles. Easy to pick and choose before trying! Source: https://i.pinimg.com/736x/50/3e/b0/503eb05b31813c85452eebca8f3000ad–pretty-braids-beautiful-braids.jpg
This depicts Rio Olympics- related information. I think it’s cool that they used the ever-iconic five rings to associate the information with the organization. Source: https://www.eca-international.com/insights/blog/august-2016/infographic-2016-rio-olympics
Football (FIFA World Cup) is the only sport that I follow closely, so found this pretty interesting. This is based on votes on Footballtop.com, and I don’t necessarily personally agree with this standing! Source: https://easel.ly/blog/10-sports-infographics-that-score-big-points/
This one was of personal interest to me since I have been developing a project with Calgary Airbnb data. It is really cool how this company started and this infographic depicts that in a visual timeline.
This is a picture of a physical info vis project that my group-mate and I made. It was powered by Arduino. It depicts the story of how rabbits were introduced into Australia. The introduction of rabbits into the island nation… Continue Reading →
I found the swarm info vis to be really interesting especially since it is also an intractable physical interface. It is exciting to think that these little robots come together to form visualizations and perform other tasks. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVdAfDMP3m0
This is a very applicable vis. Something like this is often used by dental offices to visually inform their patients. I like how they have the two sections (holding the floss and using it on your teeth). Source: http://www.oralhealthtexas.org/Oral%20Care.html
Cool vis that shows how hair has morphed over the past 100 years. Simple timeline with shadows. Interesting that they included the eyebrows, but nothing else! Source: http://68.media.tumblr.com/2f6e21955e04628de0acfa7c7e22cbb9/tumblr_ncrix0MPk51qihh0eo1_1280.jpg
This is a map of the Chicago zoo. Over other zoo maps, this one has an emphasis on the pictures of the animals. This is very efficient in conveying information about the location of the animals. Reference: https://www.czs.org/zoomap
This is an impactful visualization that compartmentalizes our food into these 10 major brands. The logos definitely help! Source: https://money.good.is/articles/food-brands-owners?utm_content=buffer478c5&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer
I find myself looking at cooking videos in my free time because I like looking at food! This is a clever way of talking about food-based information visualization without it becoming chart junk because the food is not supplementary to… Continue Reading →
(http://www.pewresearch.org/files/2014/04/847889448.gif) This chart animates the amount of population by age group as the coming years would show it. I think it’s interesting how older females will become so dominant in the coming years for the US.
(https://podio.com/site/creative-routines) This site describes some of the greatest people who’ve ever lived, and what their patterns were in terms of living. Many of them have different tasks that they do, but personally I find that completely reasonable and normal. I… Continue Reading →
(http://www.randalolson.com/wp-content/uploads/wsj-polio-dataviz.png) I find this visualization extremely interesting, but also possibly confusing. I’m going off the assumption that the colors are representative of the number of people with Polio. I wonder how some places managed to go from a very dark… Continue Reading →
(https://i.pinimg.com/736x/e3/99/47/e399479055f6099d77b76bb57d7fac63–data-visualization-visualisation.jpg) Lately, there’s been talk at the lab about creating a 3D map that can show airplane paths, with moving airplanes and time stamps attached. This visualizations reminds me of that, but also reminds me of how difficult and crazy… Continue Reading →
(http://blog.visme.co/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/data-visualization.jpg) I keep coming across this image when I’m looking for data visualizations for my visual journal, and I finally decided to make a comment on it. The wording represents that I should be seeing something amazing if I continue… Continue Reading →
(https://morphocode.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/urban-visualization-pluto.jpg) I actually found this visualizations extremely cool. They did a good job incorporating the use of color to help understand height, which is important when looking at a visualization such at this. However, I always have such issues using… Continue Reading →
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYAKcXJ9Ask&feature=youtu.be) While I think that this visualization is very well done, I think that they are missing a lot of details to help the user identify what they are working on, as well as a not-so-great interface for users. It… Continue Reading →
(https://cdn.business2community.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/China-US-infographic-lede.jpeg) To me, this visualization describes a lot of data, but doesn’t clearly state what it is other than at some very specific points. While the colors make it very clear which country has which values, it’s useless unless the… Continue Reading →
(http://www.aviz.fr/wiki/uploads/Research/phys2.png) I know earlier this semester Lora talked about physical bar charts and such, and to this day I find them interesting to play with, not informative whatsoever. While you do get to actually feel your visualization, it doesn’t give… Continue Reading →
(https://www.mindjet.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2012/12/Demographics-101-Visualizations-from-the-US-Census-Bureau1.jpg) While this image doesn’t actually represent any numerical data, I found it very interesting that they created the US out of people. It was an interesting concept to me that people are the country.
Source Came second place is an “information is beautiful” awards competition. These discs detail the visual deconstruction of the space odyssey.
My master’s thesis involved applying the Community of Inquiry framework to code discussion posts by 3 presences as indicated in the content of each post: “Teaching Presence”, “Social Presence” and “Cognitive Presence”. Here’s a view of a semester’s posts, some… Continue Reading →
Recently, I’ve been trying to wrap my head around visualizations involving multiple dimensions of data and geospatial information. This visualization in combination with the one I posted yesterday, had given me an idea! Ideas are good, right? Thinking rather than… Continue Reading →
December 5 Visualizing the party at a night club with connected sensors for the attendees.
Here’s a visualization that I’m sure has it’s application. However, to me, this is a poor choice of visualization for the data (which is not actually indicated) . It looks like a ball of yarn .
Source Another visualization of deep learning. These are actual pixels being used instead of nodes. The clusters are based on how they have been related via the algorithm.
Source A polarizing cloud of the things people love/hate. This graph could be normally represented as a simple bar chart, however, by aggregating all elements into one “column” it somehow looks more interesting.
December 4 “Small installation that visualizes consumer data on staircases in Google’s experience centre ‘The Foundry’ in Dublin.”
December 3 http://senseable.mit.edu/treepedia A visualization of tree coverage in different cities across the world.
December 2 Data visualization is used to explain complicated algorithms. Check out the full article here.
source: https://blogs.library.duke.edu/data/files/2015/03/Presentation2.jpg I like the design of this visualization as circles have been used for different levels of care givers. It is appropriate to add level of closeness from the rings.
source: http://angelirawat.blogspot.ca/ Ring visualization is useful for data which increase over time as outer rings can accommodate more information. This visualization does not use that concept as each circle shows the constant size. The length of the circle cannot compare as… Continue Reading →
source: https://blogs.library.duke.edu/data/category/data-visualization/ The design use appropriate to visualize a flow. I like the colour combination. Flows with larger with send behind the small with flows. It helpful to follow the flow.
source: http://www.visualcapitalist.com/worlds-nuclear-weapons/ I like this visualization as it shows detail information about different types of nuclear weapons own by N. Korea and the their maximum range on a map. If the country is spread across a large area on the world,… Continue Reading →
source: http://nationalpost.com/news/world/north-korea-is-just-the-tip-of-the-stockpile-here-are-all-the-nuclear-warheads-in-the-world-visualized I liked this visualization as it clearly indicates the size of nuclear weapons ownership by countries. It indicates that North Korea is only one country which own nuclear warheads. The visualization has used red to highlight the N. Korea… Continue Reading →
source: http://nationalpost.com/news/graphics/world-nuclear-graphic I like the design of this visualization. However, it is very difficult to read the information. Similar colour has been used more than one country. Also, different types of Nukes cannot compared easily. Space in the ring has been… Continue Reading →
source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/05/13/national/majority-see-no-need-for-obama-to-apologize-for-atomic-bombing-of-hiroshima-and-nagasaki-japan-times-poll/#.WiIJhkqnFPY This visualization is simple. The expected audience is general public who read the newspaper. Thus, using a simple visualization is helpful to convey the message. I like that the total is presented using pie graph. Using legend close to… Continue Reading →
http://ball-nogues.com/#project-250 Los Angeles-based studio Ball-Nogues designed a production process where a blend of pulp, water and pigment was sprayed onto a three-dimensionally woven lattice of natural rope, hardening into a rigid, self-supporting matrix that is much lighter than materials of comparable strength. They… Continue Reading →
Coffee!! I’ve been drinking like three cups per day for the last week or so. I wonder how much I’d have to drink to bump us up to the next category hehe.
This graph highlights bitcoin as being worth more than the UK’s pound. Interesting! Still not totally sure I understand how bitcoin works and it baffles me that it’s still such a big thing. (From r/dataisbeautiful)
(http://coolinfographics.com/blog/tag/words) I remember that Sheelagh showed something similar in class, but I thought this was much more detailed. I don’t have much use for something like this, as interesting as it is, but the next time a friend argues about… Continue Reading →
(https://www.visualcinnamon.com/2017/03/my-journey-into-dataviz.html) I was looking around for motivation for entries, when I stumbled across this woman’s website. While her website itself does not provide any information about information visualizations, it talks about her journey and what she loved about what she… Continue Reading →
(https://i.pinimg.com/736x/cf/f8/89/cff889949cbe5d2a35e3e046aa259276–web-design-trends-data-visualization.jpg) I found this picture while looking for world visualizations since I’m working on something similar for work. This shows how the world population is divided. I find it incredibly interesting actually that about a quarter of the world’s population… Continue Reading →
(https://www.howtoforgivepeople.com/how-to-overcome-emotional-dependency) I went through a phase in my life a couple years ago where I was extremely dependent on people (even more so than I am now). I remember looking at this site, and actually having it have a huge… Continue Reading →