Knowledge visualization marketing

An example of knowledge visualization on the move 🙂 from Oxford, UK. The period table is probably the most amazing example of knowledge visualization: it enables insights (indeed, to understand that some elements were not yet discovered!), offers overview-zoom, and details on demand (if you have an interactive version) as in Schneiderman’s mantra, it’s colorContinue reading “Knowledge visualization marketing”

The rise of collaboration

“Yochai Benkler dubs it ‘the wealth of networks.” Howard Rheingold’s term is “smart mobs.” It’s the idea of technology-enabled collaboration … and it’s making us all smarter.” This is how TED Talks introduce their new theme “The rise of collaboration“, a great compilation of videos on the topic of collaboration and why it makes theContinue reading “The rise of collaboration”

Visual communication across cultures

As the (business) world becomes more and more flat (Friedman, 2006, p. 376), visual communication can be particularly helpful for getting a message across various cultures, thanks to its ability to convey a message with symbols and pictograms that can be – often – universally understood. However, the impact of cultural differences on visualization interpretationContinue reading “Visual communication across cultures”

Knowledege visualization of muslim scientific heritage

I found this interesting cartographic knowledge visualization in Jamae mosque in Singapore. In this mosque, located in Chinatown, they make a great use of visualizations for illustrating concepts and information about the Islamic world and religion principles. It is certainly an interesting place to visit to learn more about Islamic religion: they offer pamphlets onContinue reading “Knowledege visualization of muslim scientific heritage”