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Flash vs HTML5

Posted: 22/03/2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Visualization-Tags: flash, html5, periscopic

Yesterday the Information Visualization company Periscopic posted on their highly recommended blog a very interesting comparison between the reachable audience of Flash versus HTML5. The post is a follow-up of their research conducted 10 months ago which concluded that although HTML5 had a lot of potential, Flash was still a better framework to develop interactive online […]

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Common approaches for visualizing music

Posted: 19/03/2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 1-Categories: Visualization-Tags: music, visualization

All of you that know me knows that I’m in love with music. So taking advantage from the class by Sergi Jordà in our posgraduate course in Information Visualization, this post is dedicated to briefly summarize the most common approaches used to visualize music. (Hopefully, future posts will be dedicated to more novel approaches…) The most […]

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VAST Challenge 2012

Posted: 14/03/2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Conferences, Visualization-Tags: bigdata, challenge, dataset

(Image extracted from VAST Challenge 2012) Among all the InfoVis contests and challenges existing nowadays, the VAST challenge is the most interesting and relevant to me. Started in 2006 (if I’m not wrong) by Georges Grinstein (whom I had the honor to have in my PhD committee) and Catherine Plaisant, two salient researchers in InfoVis and Visual […]

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The weight of data

Posted: 12/03/2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Visualization-Tags: cascade, context, data

If you’re a “member” of the InfoVis community, you will have seen that Jer Thorp‘s Ted Talk at Tedx Vancouver has almost gone viral. Here is this interesting talk where, among other things, Jer talks about the interesting project at the New York Time called Cascade, and the value of putting data into a human […]

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Emotional communication

Posted: 11/03/2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Communication-Tags: class, emotional, video

Yesterday I attended to the Alfons Cornella‘s class at the Information Visualization postgraduate course that I’m co-directing. His class was focused on what is innovation and the many opportunities that new information visualization and communication techniques may bring to all types of markets. He reinforced the need to be able to transmit messages in visual […]

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Hello world!!

Posted: 11/03/2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Uncategorized

Hello world!! This is my new blog!! Hopefully it will become my personal library of links to data/information visualization projects as well as the space to disseminate the things I’m interested in.

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