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Bookmarks tagged with “information”

67 bookmarks by garrettc


The Signal Network

"My educated guess is that 50% of my job as a manager is information acquisition, assessment, and redistribution. It is my primary job and the efficiency with which I do this is a direct contribution to the velocity of the team."

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Design Better Data Tables

Good data tables allow users to scan, analyze, compare, filter, sort, and manipulate information to derive insights and commit actions. This article presents a list of design structures, interaction patterns, and techniques to help you design better data tables.

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Space Dashboard

Space dashboard is a collection of a select few live happenings in space.

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British Road Sign Project by MADE NORTH

To mark the 50th anniversary of the British Road sign, artists & designers transformed circle, triangle and square signs.

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Amazing Military Infographics

"After a while you realize that this image could be used anywhere in any paper or presentation and make perfect sense. This is a graphic that defines a way of describing anything that has ever existed and everything that has ever happened, in any situation."

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Chart Chooser

Interactive tool from Juice Labs to help you pick the right chart for your data depending on what you're trying to explain.

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QR Codes: bad idea or terrible idea?

Interesting comment thread with usage examples. I'm still not convinced though.

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TK TYPE > Chartwell

Opentype font family for visualising data. Clever.

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The Personal Touch on Informative Graphics

Using photographs as a bedding for informational graphics

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A Tour through the Visualization Zoo

A survey of powerful visualization techniques, from the obvious to the obscure

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WTF is HTML5

WTF is HTML5, an infographic (and quite nice it is too): /via @dknights

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Can better signs help pedestrians understand London?

I saw some of these wayfinding signs the other week and really liked them

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Pitfalls of parity

"Prior to Flickr, all the competition was focused on printing an a couple of other features. Sharing was under-developed. Rather than competing on printing, Flickr completely ignored this functionality until recently. Instead, Flickr blew the wheels off the competition in sharing. It follows a similar pattern with editing and uploading functionality."

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Camerapedia.org

Prepare to spend hours getting lost. Camera geekery heaven.

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How To

The art of instructional design, I love this stuff.

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REST Anti-Patterns

"...typical examples of attempted RESTful HTTP usage that create problems and show that someone has attempted, but failed, to adopt REST ideas."

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Making bridges talk

Tom Armitage has hooked Tower Bridge in London up to Twitter, brilliant!

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Lovelines : From Love to Hate, in Words and Pictures

"Through large scale blog analysis, Lovelines illuminates the topography of the emotional landscape between love and hate, as experienced by countless normal humans keeping personal online journals." Quite compelling in an ambient twitter way.

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Flight thru Instruments

Images from "Flight Thru Instruments," a 1945 US Navy pilot-training manual designed by the Graphic Engineering Staff at General Motors

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Slides and audio from UX Week 2007

Adaptive Path has made slides and audio from the UX Week 2007 sessions available.

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How To Do Things.com

Very nice looking drupal site: "HowToDoThings strives to solve people’s everyday problems by compiling reliable information from experienced contributors and making it available to inexperienced readers."

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paper space – an introduction

Interesting infographic on the changing frontpage of the LA Times and the shifting of editorial, images and advertising.

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London Restaurants Guide

Handy site for tracking down new places to eat in the capital

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How Ads Really Work: Superfans and Noobs

"The obvious way to make the most money possible is to plaster your sites in as many ads as your visitors can stand. But if you look at your traffic, chances are you'll lose little by turning ads off completely for your biggest fans."

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Machine Tags

Machinetags.org is an effort to create conventions for making machine tags (or triple tags).

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SIMILE Project

"SIMILE is focused on developing robust, open source tools based on Semantic Web technologies that improve access, management and reuse among digital assets." - lots of cool data tools basically.

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Well Designed URLs are Beautiful!

Mike Schinkel's succinct list of rules for well designed, hackable URLs

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The Big Here

You live in the big here. Wherever you live, your tiny spot is deeply intertwined within a larger place, imbedded fractal-like into a whole system called a watershed, which is itself integrated with other watersheds into a tightly interdependent biome.

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