infographic

Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present information quickly and clearly. They can improve cognition by utilizing graphics to enhance the human visual system’s ability to see patterns and trends.

 

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App developers and designers of data visualisations play a crucial role in making data widely available and also help to tell the stories behind the data. How do they work? How do they arrange their datasets? Which decisions are central to the process? How do they avoid suggestive interpretations and untruths?

 

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29-05-2015

Maptime Kids

Maptime Amsterdam normaly is an monthly evening to hack maps at Waag. This time, we will laser street patterns in wood at our Fablab, show beautiful old maps and look for the differences with new ones. For kids only!

 

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How can you make data understandable through visualization? Expert Elizabeth Turner shared her thoughts with us during the kick-off of Open Data FWD.

 

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Put the settings of Facebook and WhatsApp together and you can easily conclude that this leads to an even greater insight and use of your personal data.

 

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A better life, starts with your data! During the fourth edition of 'Big, Open & Beautiful - All about data’ we want to show you new initiatives that make our lives better, richer or more social.

 

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What are the most dangerous dyes in our food? A new infographic by Special Education Degree shows us.

 

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More than 225 million photos have already been published under a Creative Commons license, but a recent research by Foter.com shows that a staggering 90% of those pictures are not attributed and 99% are not attributed properly! This means that e.g. bloggers cannot retrieve the correct attribution if they publish a photo.

 

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How does it work, Google's new Glass? Why can you see with it a sharp image-layer? How does the image overlay the image of reality?

 

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A phonebook, brick, pudding mold, sieve and a silk scarf: that's what you need to get good data visualizations. At least, according to Liz Turner, one of the speakers at the first edition of ‘Big, Open & Beautiful: all about data.’



 

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‘Visualize the City’ is a new series of Waag and Pakhuis de Zwijger on open data, big data and the possibilities of visualizing data. In this series, the city is a central element.



 

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We transformed our Theatrum Anatomicum into a pop-up gallery. One where you could easily shop til you drop since the pieces of art were sold for only € 1,-.

 

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After a successful tour across the Balkans and Berlin, Waag brings the International Summit of Cheap Laser Graphics to Amsterdam. During Museumnight we join forces to transform the Waag building in a gallery that offers accessible artwork for all. Beforehand, guys from the Summit host an exclusive infographic workshop for all the artists and designers involved in our pop-up gallery.

 

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On November 3, all the museums in Amsterdam open their doors for the Museum Night. Traditionally Waag is also present. This year with a pop-up gallery filled with unique artworks that you can take home for just 1 euro. Stop by and plug in for our open DJ booth and cocktails.

 

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'FairPhone: calling with a clean conscience', is the heading above a nice article (and infographic) about FairPhone.