2010-09-21 06:43:43Information is beautiful
BaerbelW

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Hi Folks,

most of you might already have come across the website with neat charts called Information is beautiful. There is a new post available which includes a TED-talk-video titled "The beauty of data visualization" given by the site's owner David McCandless. The video is well worth watching and might give some ideas of how some of the SkepticalScience information could be visualized. It even talks - right at the end - about the first "carbon-neutral volcanic eruption"....

Cheers
Baerbel

2010-09-21 16:40:08Great video
nealjking

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Interesting insights and comparisons
2010-10-22 21:24:34Another video
carbonrich
Richard Hawkins
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I'd highly recommend this interactive video from Stanford, to get a sense of how McCandless's work sits in the bigger picture:

http://datajournalism.stanford.edu/index.html

I'm just starting a thesis on the topic: "Can information design help climate scientists communicate more effectively?"

 rich

2010-10-23 16:48:28
doug_bostrom

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Great stuff, thanks!

I'd seen that air travel visualization earlier, a great illustration of how shriveled our perspective is.