Maps give you insight to something. We use maps for directions, but we also use them for storytelling, to explain an entire picture or circumstance, and for instruction. Continue reading A Mapping Perspective
In Hype Cycle for Big Data, 2012, Gartner states that Column-Store DBMS, Cloud Computing, In-Memory Database Management Systems will be the three most transformational technologies in the next five years. Gartner goes on to predict that Complex Event Processing, Content Analytics, Context-Enriched Services, Hybrid Cloud Computing, Information Capabilities Framework and Telematics round out the technologies the research firm considers transformational.
Did you ever think about what actually happens if you report a post on Facebook? Mashable shared this visual, which maps the process of a post being reported on Facebook.
Edward Tufte’s day-long course on Data Visualization teaches that visualizing data allows audiences to interpret it at their own time and more quickly than through a simple verbal explanation. Accompanying text further enhances the visuals, providing detailed explanation complimenting the image, like this infographic depicting the history of political parties: Continue reading Tufte Visualizes Data