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TEDTalks : David McCandless - The Beauty of Data Visualization

Author: David McCandless; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; TED Conferences LLC.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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David McCandless turns complex data sets (like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates) into beautiful, simple diagrams that tease out unseen patterns and connections. Good design, he suggests, is the best way to navigate information glut - and it may just change the way we see the world.
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
TED Conferences LLC, 2010
Named Person: David McCandless
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David McCandless; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; TED Conferences LLC.
OCLC Number: 841533036
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 07, 2012.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
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Target Audience: 8 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (18 min.)) : sound, color
Contents: Visual Patterns (2:28) --
Visual Data on Media Panics (2:24) --
Data as Soil (2:33) --
Demand for Visual Information (1:09) --
Effortless Grasp of Beautiful Presentation (1:28) --
Visual Data Yields Different Perspectives (1:56) --
Knowledge Compression (2:30) --
Visualizing Concepts (1:48) --
Solving Information Problems (1:35) --
Credits: TEDTalks: David McCandless- The Beauty of Data Visualization (0:05).
Other Titles: Beauty of Data Visualization
Responsibility: TED Conferences LLC.
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David McCandless turns complex data sets (like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates) into beautiful, simple diagrams that tease out unseen patterns and connections. Good design, he suggests, is the best way to navigate information glut - and it may just change the way we see the world.

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