Archive for February, 2012

February 27th, 2012 - 4:29 am § in Data Visualizations, Humanities, STEM

Driverless Cars of the Future Are Here Now

  Here is an interesting question, who makes more mistakes, a person or a computer? The easy answer is a person, but it also depends on who programs the computer. A computer is only as good as the person who programed it. Another question: What is one of (stressing one of) the most dangerous ac[...]

February 23rd, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities, Miscellaneous, STEM

Even on $15,000 a Year, Most Young People Buy Smartphones

  This infographic shares the importance of smartphones for everyone by age group. It reveals that many young adults are willing to purchase a smartphone even with a very limited income. But why is this? The youngest teachers were brought up in a generation when cell phones were first becoming [...]

February 14th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, featured, Humanities, STEM

We love spending – Valentine's 2012

  Today’s infographicis about today’s holiday, Valentine’s Day. It is one of the most controversial holidays without much reason to be. Religious holidays can understandably offend some people, but a holiday that is only offensive because certain people aren’t lucky in l[...]

February 3rd, 2012 - 2:25 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured, Humanities, STEM

Bird migration patterns mapped

  This infographic video shows the migration patterns of birds through observations of it’s users. This infographic is both very interesting, and is a great way to show various forms of information. By using this method, students can show various information they may study. First of all, [...]

February 2nd, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured, STEM

A Map of Science

This infographic has been around for quite some time. But I was reminded of it, while listening to a podcast, of a talk delivered by Stephen Downes (Downes, 2010). It’s one of those truly brilliant works that delivers an incredibly essential and disruptive message, especially to education. Con[...]