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My Favourite Street Art Places In The World

<b>My travels have awakened in me a growing fascination in street art. I live in Amsterdam, where plenty of spraying and pasting goes on. I became</b> …

Vibrant Room-Sized Installations Turn Smithsonian Gallery into a Larger-Than-Life Work of Art

After a two-year renovation, the Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian American Art Museum has reopened its doors with an enthralling exhibition titled <i>WONDER</i>. It unites nine contemporary artists who have each produced room-sized installations inspired by the Renwick itself. Together, these individual …

FindTheBest Becomes Graphiq, Launches New Visualization Tools For Publishers

Over the past six years, FindTheBest has been rolling out search and comparison shopping tools (18 in all) to cover everything from companies to schools to gadgets to real estate. At this point, founder and CEO Kevin O’Connor said that calling the company FindTheBest no longer makes sense — so it’s …

Windows 10 IoT Core releases to Raspberry Pi, MinnowBoard Max

Windows 10 has been available for nearly two weeks now on PCs and tablets, but what if you want to run a version of the operating system on your …

Raspberry Pi

Pixar's Universal Scene Description To Be Open-Sourced

An anonymous reader writes: <i>Today Pixar announced their second major open source project, Universal Scene Description. USD is the technology that</i> …

[Inside Look] Data Visualizing WWII's Devastating Death Toll

Talking to Neil Halloran about his viral data-doc, 'The Fallen of World War II.'<p><i>The Fallen of World War II from Neil Halloran on Vimeo.</i><p>It’s been nearly 70 years since the end of World War II, but for the more than four million viewers of creator Neil Halloran’s interactive web-based documentary <i>The</i> …

Top 20 Python Machine Learning Open Source Projects

<b>By Geethika Bhavya Peddibhotla, KDnuggets.</b><p>We analyze Top 20 Python Machine learning projects on GitHub and find that scikit-Learn, PyLearn2 and NuPic …

The Untapped Potential of Wasted Food

Sometime later this year, the chefs Roy Choi and Daniel Patterson plan to open the first restaurant of a new fast-food chain, Loco’l, in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district. One of the foundations of their menu, Choi told me when we talked in February, will be a burger that is locally sourced, …

How To Build A Data Visualization From Scratch

There’s no single formula for creating a great data visualization. Like so many things in life, the best way to learn is to simply watch the experts.<p>In this exclusive video created by R/GA with <i>Fast Company</i>, the advertising agency’s data team explains the basics of the art and science of data viz. …

Statistical tools for data analysis and visualization

I recently posted an article describing how to make easily a 3D scatter plot in <b>R</b> using the package <b>scatterplot3d</b>.<p>This <b>R tutorial</b> describes how to …

Data Science

Data Viz Pioneer Nicholas Felton: “There Is A Real Shadow Over Data”

The infographic guru talks about his first job rejection, his fling with Facebook, and the fraught future of data.<p>This is the first of three interviews excerpted from <i>How They Got There: Interviews with Digital Designers About Their Careers</i> by designer, writer, and entrepreneur Khoi Vinh. Nicholas …

Sustainable Food in the City: 10 Smart Urban Farm Designs

[ By Steph in Architecture & Cities & Urbanism. ]The world’s largest indoor farm has already proven just how amazingly successful food production can …

Hubble's greatest hits: Hubble space telescope images - Telegraph

Hubble Space Telescope

Fun With Physics In Data Visualization

You don’t need to look far for examples of data visualization. Take Google Analytics’ real-time view, which places bubbles of various sizes over top …

The Architecture of

<b>a Data Visualization</b><p><b>Multilayered Storytelling through “Info-spatial” Compositions</b><p><b>Information Design</b> is playing an increasingly critical role in …

Evrythng partners with Gooee in LED internet of things push

Image copyright Image courtesy of Martin industry, Flickr Creative Commons.The internet-of-things identity management outfit Evrythng, which …

Building Realtime, Live-Updating Animated Graphs with C3.js

Having the ability to stream data to a realtime, live-updating graph is pretty powerful. There’s no argument there. But until now, they’ve been …

Behold, the NFC-enabled smart whisky bottle

Image copyright Thinfilm.Sure, drinking too much Scotch can dull your wits, but if you can’t tolerate dumbness from the bottle itself, then here’s …

New Map Shows the World's Ecosystems in Unprecedented Detail

Ecology has always been a bit doughy compared to subject like physics, chemistry, and hell, even biology. But cut ecologists some slack. The places …

Ecology

How to Make Your Data Pretty? Utilize These Data Visualization Tools

Tired of showcasing the same old boring tables to your management? A spice of colors and layout brings life to data representation. If you need to …

Data Visualization

February 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Data literacy

This is the sixth in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed. The first posts covered financial …

Incubo House / María José Trejos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The original cedar tree on the site plays a very important for the layout of the house, so that there is …

Amado by Hyatt – Branding and Packaging by Anagrama

Amado by Hyatt – brand identity, graphic design and packaging design by Anagrama.<p>Anagrama, a renowned Mexican agency was tasked to create the entire …

Graphic Design

How to Gather Quantitative Data on User Behaviors

For the closed card sort on Yelp’s homepage, we asked participants how often they used Yelp, and how often they used the search filters, so that we could filter our data based on users with more or less experience. Knowing how many people used search filters would also give us an insight into how …

Google releases its Cloud Trace service for tracking app performance

The Google Cloud Trace web service for diagnosing hiccups in developers’ applications is now available for all to use, Google said today.<p>Google first unveiled the service in June, at its Google I/O conference in San Francisco.<p>“With Google Cloud Trace, you can diagnose performance issues in your …

San Francisco

Here's What Classic Paintings Look Like as Data

In 'Data Visualization,' Yousuke Ozawa reinterprets masterpieces by van Gogh, Magritte, and more as code art.<p>"<i>Son of Man" by René Magritte. Images courtesy the artist</i><p>Artist Yousuke Ozawa peels back the unseen layers of the Internet in his latest image set, <i>Data Vizualization</i>, a reinterpretation of …

Art

The Type of Innovation That Builds Nations

Innovation drives economic growth.<p>This logic has risen to dominate the discourse in development circles, with government leaders, policy influencers, and development-minded business leaders fully embracing innovation as a panacea for unemployment and economic underperformance. Looking back on 2014, …

PANO / Ayutt and Associates design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The PANO Penthouse is at the 53th - 55th floor of a high-end residential tower in Bangkok which is the …