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The Math Behind Beethoven’s Music

Almost all the biggest math enthusiasts I've known have also loved classical music, especially the work of Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven. Of course, as …

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Student Uses Mom's Old Lunchbox Notes To Create Amazing Grad School Thesis

The only thing sweeter than finding a cupcake in your lunchbox is finding a loving, handwritten note.<p>When Skye Gould, 23, was in the sixth grade, her mother sent her to school each day with an inspiring note packed in her lunch. The notes varied in their message, but always contained a piece of …

Welcome to the Thesis Book Project

We are delighted to announce our first year of thesis books! Our inaugural Thesis Book Project class comprises fifty-five entries from twenty-four …

Data, Damned Data And The Danger of Relying on Social Media For Election Results

Traditions run deep in British politics. Earlier this week The Queen left Buckingham Palace in the royal carriage for the five-minute journey to attend the annual state opening of parliament to deliver the Queen’s Speech outlining the Government’s policies.<p>Before she leaves the Palace for the House …

Mapping Where the Kids Are Drinking on Social Media

University of Rochester researchers want to use tweets to answer important public health questions about alcohol.<p>Using social media in scientific studies is fraught. Only a certain (younger, more minority-heavy) demographic uses Twitter, for example, and social media posts only capture the …

Twitter Analytics Could Turn Us Into Engagement Addicts

I’m impressed by the new Twitter analytics dashboard but I’m also a little concerned about what it might do to the way we tweet.<p>Among various charts and graphs, the dashboard – currently available to verified, and some unverified, users – gives a presumably accurate count for how many people have …

These Beautiful Graphics Reveal The Chemistry Of Everyday Foods

Literally everything around us is made up of chemicals. That includes all foods. And the different kinds of chemicals they contain give the stuff we eat their flavors, colors, and smells.<p>On the blog Compound Interest, a chemist and teacher in the United Kingdom has illustrated the chemistry behind …

Exhibit overwhelms viewers with the scale of governments' secret spy programs

More than 4,000 government code names on display<p>At an art gallery in New York, <i>Citizenfour</i> cinematographer Trevor Paglen is showing a video installation that features more than 4,000 surveillance program code names from both the National Security Agency (NSA) and Government Communications …

Isotype

<b>Isotype</b> can refer to:<p>Isotype, a synonym for isomorph; see isomorphism (crystallography)<p>Isotype (biology), per the International Code of Nomenclature …

The 6 Principles of Design

The 6 Principles of Design is an elegant design that visually shows the readers many of the ways design can visually communicate information. …

14 Billion Years in 1 Animated Data Viz

The Histography project charts the history of everything, ever.<p>The Histography project—created by Matan Stauber at Israel’s Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design—imagines what Wikipedia entries would look like on a single, constantly unfurling timeline. So far, the pointillist-inspired data viz …

Information is Beautiful data visualisation award winners announced

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An interactive graphical history of large data breaches

If you're trying to convince your management to beef up the organization's security to protect against data breaches, an interactive infographic from …

Illustrators lead peaceful response to Brussels attacks

Artists, designers and illustrators have responded to the latest terror attacks in Brussels by posting drawings on Instagram and Twitter under tags …

Picasso Was Wrong: How coding is leading the future of arts related careers

Pablo Picasso, in one of his more famous quotes said "Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up."<p>But Picasso did not envision a future where tech and coding would be so prevalent and important. A large number of these types of jobs require computer science skills …

A Sumptuous, Surreal Dinner of Edible Data Visualizations

Delicious dishes based on Greece’s economy, Switzerland’s dying honeybees, and Japan’s epidemic of male virgins.<p>It’s thought that as many as one in four Japanese men aged 30 or older hasn’t had sex. Perhaps that fact is sad for them, but it was a treat for attendees at a recent and highly unusual …

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Mechatronic Harmonies Proves Once Again that Data is Beautiful

Just in case you forgot.<p>Screencap via<p>It's easy enough to see that Mechatronic Harmonies is eerie. With its dark color palate and technological themes, the project conjures up images of some sort of post-apocalyptic future. What's not so easy to see, however, is that the haunting sounds and imagery …

Data Visualization, Inspired by ... Jack Kerouac

One artist is putting the humanity back in data -- with a little help from literature.<p>Let's say you have access to a dataset of all the hotels in the world -- or, at least, a lot of the world's hotels. Say you have geographical information about those hotels, which means that you can easily overlay …

Brilliant Data Visualization Brings The History Of Hip Hop To Life

Rapid advances and innovations in digital information technology have given us the means to gather data and produce new information on a massive scale. How do we bring this information to people in ways that are both informative and easy to comprehend? Sophisticated data visualization is one …

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AKQA Animates Your Data for Nike

Here’s one we missed from earlier in the week: an animated spot from Nike’s digital agency AKQA based on…data drawn from the client’s wearable tech …

This Browser Game Shows How Dangerous Texting While Driving Actually Is

You’ve been told over and over that texting while driving is incredibly dangerous (not to mention illegal), but this fun and simple browser game …

// ILLUSTRATION SOCIAL MEDIA LISTENING

An illustration for the cover of the master thesis of Gerrie van Staalduinen. This thesis is about<br>social media listening in combination with social …

Social Media Let Users Stick To Their Preferred News Slant

NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks to Gilad Lotan, a data scientist who studies social media echo chambers. He looked at how news about the Israel-Gaza conflict has been disseminated.<p>Transcript<p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:<p>The Gaza war isn't just one of rockets and bombs. There's also an information war out …

How Social Media Helped Spread Protest In Michael Brown Shooting

Colorlines Editor-at-Large Kai Wright and NPR's Scott Simon reflect on the reaction to Michael's Brown's fatal shooting in Ferguson, Mo.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>The events this week in Ferguson have sparked a much larger national conversation about race. We're joined now by Kai Wright, he's …

Millennials Are Out-Reading Older Generations

But younger Americans value library services less than more senior cohorts, study finds.<p>Kids today with their selfies and their Snapchats and their love of literature.<p>Millennials, like each generation that was young before them, tend to attract all kinds of ire from their elders for being …

Millennial Generation Likes Old-Fashioned Technology: Books

NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with Lee Rainie of the Pew Research Center about a new study that looks at the reading habits of millennials.<p>Transcript<p>LYNN NEARY, HOST:<p>As it turns out, the generation that has grown up in the age of technology has a fondness for a very old-fashioned habit - reading. …

Surprise! Kids Love Unboxing Videos Too

Unboxing videos are pretty common on YouTube, where tech aficionados unsheathe the latest iPhone, tablet and similar gadgets from their packaging. But there's another type of unboxing that has taken hold of different audience — toddlers.<p>One wildly popular series of videos comes from a YouTube user …

Is Google Making Students Stupid?

Outsourcing menial tasks to machines can seem liberating, but it may be robbing a whole generation of certain basic mental abilities.<p>One of the oldest metaphors for human interaction with technology is the relationship of master and slave. Aristotle imagined that technology could replace slavery if …