Tag: graphics

by Carl Lewis

Title: Data Viz 101: How to Transform Data into Interactive Stories Tips, tools, techniques – and why data visualization matters Instructor: Carl V. Lewis. Data Journalist, Center for Collaborative Journalism If the term “data visualization” leaves you either paralyzed by technological confusion or limited to boring Excel charts, this is just the course for you. […] more »

by Reuben Stern

This week we check out a tool that turns smartphones into mini satellite-TV trucks, and we get tips on creating a team to do graphics and data visualization. PART 1: Yottio A startup called Yottio has built a system to get live footage from multiple smartphone users directly into a studio broadcast. It also provides […] more »

by Carla King

In the two years since I wrote a “A Self-Publisher’s Primer to Enhanced E-Books and Book Apps,” the development of user-friendly tools for authors to build rich-media books has boomed. Aerbook Maker and Kwik are two easy-to-use tools for authors of graphically rich enhanced e-books and apps. Mimetic Books is developing a tool for photographers […] more »

by Terri Thornton

You point your wireless device — cell phone, iPad, whatever — at a graphic on a box of unassembled furniture and then the instructions, complete with 3-D diagrams, instantly appear on-screen. Point at a piece of paper and it’s suddenly a game board shared by friends across the room or across the world. This is […] more »

by Roland Legrand

About a week ago, I was in a meeting with some colleagues, preparing our coverage of an upcoming news event. We were jotting down ideas in long lists; it was quite literally linear thinking. But linear thinking isn’t always the most helpful way of looking at a problem, because it restricts the way that you […] more »