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Interesting video’s and visualizations of week 33

19 August 2009 6,794 views No Comment

Hypershifters selected some of the links to interesting content on the web of the past week. Content consists visuals and video’s. Please let us know what you think of these links…

  • TED Video: Tom Wujec on 3 ways the brain creates meaning, 17 mins
    Information designer Tom Wujec talks through three areas of the brain that help us understand words, images, feelings, connections. In this short talk from TEDU, he asks: How can we best engage our brains to help us better understand big ideas?
  • Visualizations: Gapminder A visual fact based world view, click on download or video’s
    Gapminder is a non-profit venture promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by increased use and understanding of statistics and other information about social, economic and environmental development at local, national and global levels. Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view.
  • Video: Us now, 60 mins by Banyak
    Don Tapscott: “We have a unique combination of technological demographic social and economic forces coming together and creating a perfect storm — The new web is not your great uncles internet, you know — this is no longer about web sites and eye balls and stickiness and clicks and pages. This is a platform for collaboration.”
  • Visualizations: The Best Visually Engaging News Sites by Larry Ferlazzo
    A list with applications that visually represent current news in particularly unusual ways.
  • Video: Homeproject, 1h33mins, By Yann Arthus-Bertrand
    “We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth’s climate. The stakes are high for us and our children. Everyone should take part in the effort, and HOME has been conceived to take a message of mobilization out to every human being.”
  • Video: Interview with Don Tapscott by Ian Capstick, 14 mins by rabble.ca
    Interview on the latest book of Dan Tapscott “Grown Up Digital”. Interesting perspective on different generations.
  • TED Video: JoAnn Kuchera-Morin on Stunning data visualization in the AlloSphere, 7 mins
    A demo of the AlloSphere, a new way to see, hear and interpret scientific data. Dive into the brain, feel electron spin, hear the music of the elements … and detect previously unseen patterns that could lead to new discoveries.
  • Visualization: The 21 Heroes of Data Visualization By Maria Popova

If you come across some interesting content, reviews, videos please feel free to post it in the comment field below…