Posts Tagged ‘warlick’

June 18th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Humanities

Wednesday – Humanities

Web Design Evolution: Two Decades of Innovation Socially, how we communicate with each other over the web has had an enormous impact on us, how we communicate, do business, and play. The web has come a long way since Tim Berners-Lee created the first website way back in 1991. Here’s an infographic[...]

September 27th, 2011 - 1:01 am § in Data Visualizations, Humanities

Rectangular subdivisions of the world

This map is just plain interesting. It is a map of the world made up of rectangles, each with an equal number of geo-tagged tweets. In other worlds it is a Twitter density map. So, what does the map tell us. What do it relate to? What other type of map might it look the […][...]

September 26th, 2011 - 1:01 am § in Health, Humanities, STEM

Internet se hará más global

I had initially decided to skip this infographic, brought to my attention via TICS Y FORMACIÓN and Alfredo Vela Zancada. But an Internet that is becoming more global has potential consequences that may be worth discussing in Social Studies class, Science, Math, and even Health. What does it do to t[...]

September 23rd, 2011 - 1:01 am § in Humanities, Miscellaneous

Who's Using What Media and When?

It is getting harder and harder to separate the fun from the important. I’m posting this one on fun Friday, even though the infographic from this Magi Generational Strategies study tells a story. From the AdAgeBlogs post, A new study by Magid Generational Strategies breaks down who’s usi[...]

September 22nd, 2011 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources

Are We Still Reading?

I probably spend more time thinking about, looking for, and working on the Thursday data source IGaDs than the other four days put together.  Data is cool and it’s a huge part of just about every institution’s conversation today.  The term, data-driven decision making, has almost becom[...]

September 21st, 2011 - 1:01 am § in featured, Humanities

American Men are Happier than Women?

Here’s an infographic I ran across while trying out the iPad app, which apparently helps me to read the stories that people in my network are reading.  I do not remember who I found this through and Alltop is not one of my usual channels, but the graphic is quite interesting. One of t[...]

September 2nd, 2011 - 1:01 am § in Humanities, Miscellaneous

Dirty and Otherwise

OK, for the fun of it, what words are used most often in the titles of the top ten highest grossing films per year in the U.S. from 1921 to 2010.  It’s a burning questions that is almost certainly trending in the socialverse!  Well, here’s the answer (to the right). From Very Small Arr[...]

August 31st, 2011 - 1:01 am § in Humanities, STEM

Tabla periódica sobre datos de Internet en el mundo #infografia #infographic #internet

The periodic table of elements is an example I use when talking about “There’s nothing new about infographics.” So it is a theme that rises again and again for expressing a specific structure of data. Here is one such treating by Appfrica Labs, “a consultancy focusing on soft[...]

August 30th, 2011 - 1:01 am § in Humanities

Growth of newspapers across the United States

Last week I posted timeline infographic that illustrated the American westward movement by way of the opening of U.S. Post Offices. Here, from Flowing Data, is something similar that timelines the opening of U.S. Newspapers.  You can watch a video here, but the author of the graphic, Stanford Unive[...]

August 29th, 2011 - 1:01 am § in Humanities

Top Ten Cheapest World Petrol Prices

Here is one of those, “Why’s that?” infographics from the Daily Statistic.  Why are prices cheaper in Carracas and Riyadh, and so much more expensive in London and Oslow?  Another way that this infographic might be used in math is to ask students to figure out how and then conver[...]