Data Points by Nathan Yau

By Nathan Yau

A clean examine visualization from the writer of Visualize This

Whether it's statistical charts, geographic maps, or the snappy graphical facts you notice in your favourite information websites, the paintings of information pix or visualization is speedy turning into a move of its personal. In information issues: Visualization that implies whatever, writer Nathan Yau offers an exciting supplement to his bestseller Visualize This, this time concentrating on the photos facet of knowledge research. utilizing examples from artwork, layout, enterprise, facts, cartography, and on-line media, he explores either standard-and now not so standard-concepts and concepts approximately illustrating data.

* stocks fascinating principles from Nathan Yau, writer of Visualize This and writer of, with over 66,000 subscribers
* makes a speciality of visualization, information photographs that support audience see tendencies and styles they may not differently see in a table
* comprises examples from the author's personal illustrations, in addition to from execs in facts, artwork, layout, enterprise, desktop technology, cartography, and more
* Examines general ideas throughout all visualization functions, then explores while and the place you could holiday these rules

Create visualizations that sign in in any respect degrees, with facts issues: Visualization that suggests whatever.

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5). Stress may produce elastic (or recoverable) deformation, as when you pull on a spring. The spring deforms while you pull or stress it, but when you let go, it recovers and returns to its original shape. If greater stress is applied for a longer time or at higher temperatures, ductile (or plastic) deformation may occur, and the change is permanent. You can visualize this with a wad of chewing gum or Silly Putty. If you squeeze them in your hands, they deform. Set them down and they stay in the deformed shape; this is ductile deformation.

Suppose you own a pond and add a beautiful water lily plant that doubles in size each day. 10 Amounts of money versus time. Compound interest (exponential growth) produces truly remarkable sums if given enough time. 30 days and choke out all other life-forms. During the first several days, the lily plant seems small, so you decide not to worry about cutting it back until it covers half the pond. On what day will that be? The 18th century saw death rates drop dramatically, but birth rates remained high and population doubling times dropped dramatically; thus population size soared.

15). and isolated island. As food resources declined, the social The peak of the civilization occurred about 1550 ce, system collapsed, and the statue-based religion disintegrated. when the human population had risen to about 7,000; Clans were reduced to warfare and cannibalism in the strugstatues numbered more than 600, with half as many more gle for food and survival. being shaped in the quarries. But from its peak, the civiCompetition between clans was so consuming that they lization declined rapidly and savagely, as first witnessed did not consider the health of the environment and thus paid by the crew of a Dutch ship on Easter Sunday, 5 April a price: the human population on the island collapsed.

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