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Dieter Rams’ “Less is More” interview for Gestalten TV

How to introduce one of the most influential designers of the 20th century – one whose clear visual language has not only defined product design for decades, but also our fundamental understanding of design’s potential and function? We’re guessing our Less and More: The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams book, this video podcast interview, and the exhibition at London’s Design Museum is a good start […]

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Information Visualization: Gapminder.org

Gapminder is a non-profit venture promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by increased use and understanding of statistics and other information about social, economic and environmental development at local, national and global levels. The initial activity was to continue development of the Trendalyzer software. This software unveils the beauty of statistical time series by converting boring numbers into enjoyable, animated and interactive graphics…

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Information Visualization: Visual Complexity

VisualComplexity.com — a project derived of an extensive research on the visualization of complex networks, which culminated with Manuel Lima thesis project Blogviz: Mapping the dynamics of information diffusion in Blogspace — intends to be a unified resource space for anyone interested in the visualization of complex networks. The project’s main goal is to leverage a critical understanding of different visualization methods, across a series of disciplines, as diverse as Biology, Social Networks or the World Wide Web […]