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The best American infographics, 2013

Author: David Byrne; Gareth Cook
Publisher: Boston : Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. ©2013
Series: Best American series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Showcases examples of data visualization from 2012 selected from print and electronic media, offering insight into the present-day convergence of art and knowledge as it influences such areas as politics, culture, economics, and science.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Byrne; Gareth Cook
ISBN: 9780547973371 0547973373
OCLC Number: 823011144
Description: xvii, 165 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: You. America's most popular birthdays / Matt Stiles ; The rules of invention / L. V. Anderson, David Haglund, Natalie Matthews-Ramo, and Jim Pagels ; Feelings that cannot be express in English / Pei-Ying Lin ; Two Points, with drama / Alberto Cuadra and Bonnie Berkowitz ; Understanding social --
with Bacon / Corey Smith ; The four kinds of dog / John Tomanio ; From teaspoon to gallon and back again / Shannon Lattin ; Multi-touch paintings / Evan Roth ; E-mail: help for addicts / Wendy Macnaughton ; The quantified self / Nicholas Felton ; How to score a seat in first class / Sergio Pecanha ; A better food label / Mark Bittman, Bill Marsh, Matthew Dorfman, Erich Nagler, Sharon Werner, and Sarah Forss ; How to be happy / Gustavo Vieira Dias. US. Paths through New York City / Eric Fischer ; Who reads erotica? / Patrick Brown and Seth Goldstein ; Gay rights in the U.S., State by State / Feilding Cage and Gabriel Dance ; The popification of top 40 / Gavin Potenza ; The amazing morphing campaign money map / Adam Cole ; Facebook: a risky investment / Amanda Cox and Seth W. Feaster ; Flu season / Wesley Grubbs, Mladen Balog, Kemper Smith, Nick Yahnke, Katie Peek, and Ryan Bradley ; And the Oscar goes to...New York City / Stevie Remsberg, Rebecca Berg, Amanda Dobbins, Eric Sundermann, and Thomas Alberty ; Sexism visualized / Brian McGill ; Who ESPN like to talk about / Ritchie S. King, Kevin Quealy, Graham Robers, and Alicia Desantis ; 200 Years of innovation / Heather Jones and Andrea Ford ; What Sandy left behind / Archie Tse ; What not to say on the campaign trail / Heather Jones, Nick Carbone, Dan Macsai, and Nate Rawlings ; The Basketball Hall of Fame --
fixed / Carl Detorres, Munehito Sawada, John Korpics, Jason Lancaster, Bruce Kelley, Ty Wenger [and 3 others] ; The last forty-five seconds / Todd Lindeman ; Who gave Obama victory? / Amanda Cox, Alicia Desantis, and Ford Fessenden ; American education gets a grade / Agnieszka Gasparska and Nicole Allan ; The breaking bad body count / John D. Larue ; What you are buying now / Agnieszka Gasparska and Stephen J. Rose ; The extremely rich, city by city / Alicia Desantis, Ford Fessenden, and Rob Gegeloff ; Mixology / Ben Gibson and Patrick Mulligan ; What were the gayest (and straightest) Super Bowl halftime shows? / Tom Scocca ; Just how fast is bolt? / Graham Robers and Kevin Quealy ; Gun ownership rates by country / Max Fisher. The material world. Where twisters touch down / John Nelson ; Ten artists, ten years / Arthur Buxton ; Deepest of the deep / Randall Munrow ; Map of New America / Neil Freeman ; Seven minutes of terror / Eric Hand, Jasiek Krzysztofiak, Wesley Fernandes, and Kelly Krause ; Seasonal Produce calendars / Russell Van Kraayenburg ; Cat Power / Jason Treat and Bryan Christie ; Heat Streak / Katie Peek ; the Titanic disaster, step by step / Kaitlin Yarnall, Matt Twombly, and Nick Kaloterakis ; Mind control / Damien Scogin ; Change of venue / Ben Gibson, John Yun, John Korpics, Jason Lancaster, Amy Brachmann, Bruce Kelley [and 5 others] ; The great dying / Bill Marsh ; The shuttle's moving day / Tom Reinken, Raoul Ranoa, and Les Dunseith ; an army for the afterlife / Pure Rendering GMBH, Juan Velasco, and Ann Williams ; The disappearing desktop / Nicolas Rapp ; Precision Wine / Nicholas Felton ; Your microbiome / Jonathan Corum ; a magnificent horse is brought to life / Alberto Cuadra and Bonnie Berkowitz ; A deep history of the brocelet / Raul Aguila, Thomas Alberty, Mark Nerys, and Clint Rainey ; Digging for drugs / Jeffifer Daniel and Emily Keegin ; The clatter beneath the waves / Johathan Corum ; Planets everywhere / Jan Willem Tulp. The top ten Best American Interactive Infographics of 2013 / Eric Robenbeck. Wind map / Fernanda Viegas and Martin Wattenberg ; The money in politics navigator / Andrew Garcia Phillips ; Women as academic authors, 1665-2010 / Brian O'Leary, Josh Keller, Jevin West, and Jennifer Jacquet ; A network of violence / Tom Jennings, Sabrina Shankman, Andrew Golis, James Milward, Pietro Gagliano, and Ashlee Lougheed ; the red state, blue state shuffle / Mike Bostock, Shan Carter, and Amanda Cox ; The LA fire departoo slow / Ben welsh, Robert J. Lopez, and Kate Linthicum ; Census Dotmap / Brandon Martin-Anderson ; Bear 71 / Jeremy Mendes, Leanne Allizon, and the Digital Studio of the National Film Board of Canada ; New York's carbon emissions --
in real time / Adam Nieman and Chris Rabet ; Road to victory / Mike Bostock and Shan Carter ; Best American Infographics Brain trust.
Series Title: Best American series.
Responsibility: with an introduction by David Byrne ; Gareth Cook, series editor.

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Showcases examples of data visualization from 2012 selected from print and electronic media, offering insight into the present-day convergence of art and knowledge as it influences such areas as politics, culture, economics, and science.

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