Making Numbers Tell their Story
Otto Neurath, Austrian Philosopher and father of data visualization, said that
Some Videos you may be interested in
- BBC Newsnight: Information Graphics - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2Wnu1SOhKs The art of making information beautiful. How do you make statistics look interesting? According to the writer and designer David McCandless, you just need to apply the rules of visual design to information. David Sillito meets him and investigates the trend of applying the rules of visual design to information in order to help us cope with the oceans of data we are bombarded with. Broadcast 9 August 2010.
- Demo: Stunning data visualization in the AlloSphere - http://www.ted.com/talks/joann_kuchera_morin_tours_the_allosphere.html JoAnn Kuchera-Morin demos the AlloSphere, a new way to see, hear and interpret scientific data. Dive into the brain, feel electron spin, hear the music of the elements ... and detect previously unseen patterns that could lead to new discoveries.
- The beauty of data visualization: David McCandless on TED.com - http://blog.ted.com/2010/08/23/the-beauty-of-data-visualization-david-mccandless-on-ted-com/ David McCandless turns complex data sets like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates and more into beautiful yet simple diagrams. He proposes design as the tool we use to navigate today’s information glut, finding unique patterns and connections that may just change the way we see the world. (Recorded at TEDGlobal 2010, July 2010 in Oxford, UK. Duration: 18:17)
- The Copenhagen Wheel - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5k25-hHNrc THE COPENHAGEN WHEEL - Smart, responsive and elegant, the Copenhagen Wheel is a new emblem for urban mobility. It transforms ordinary bicycles quickly into hybrid e-bikes that also function as mobile sensing units. The Copenhagen Wheel allows you to capture the energy dissipated while cycling and braking and save it for when you need a bit of a boost. It also maps pollution levels, traffic congestion, and road conditions in real-time. SENSE and SUSTAINABILITY Controlled through your smart phone, the Copenhagen Wheel becomes a natural extension of your everyday life..
- Hans Rosling's new insights on poverty - http://www.ted.com/talks/hans_rosling_shows_the_best_stats_you_ve_ever_seen.html You've never seen data presented like this. With the drama and urgency of a sportscaster, statistics guru Hans Rosling debunks myths about the so-called "developing world."
- Diana Laufenberg: How to learn? From mistakes - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=up4hFj-jcTY http://www.ted.com Diana Laufenberg shares 3 surprising things she has learned about teaching -- including a key insight about learning from mistakes. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Bill Gates on malaria and mosquitoes, Pattie Maes on the "Sixth Sense" wearable tech, and "Lost" producer JJ Abrams on the allure of mystery. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts. Closed captions and translated subtitles in a variety of languages are now available on TED.com, at http://www.ted.com/translate. Watch a highlight reel of the Top 10 TEDTalks at http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/top10