Cool Infographics: Effective Communication with Data by Randy Krum

By Randy Krum

Make details memorable with inventive visible layout techniques

Research exhibits that visible info is extra quick and simply understood, and masses prone to be remembered. This leading edge e-book provides the layout method and the easiest software program instruments for growing infographics that converse. together with a unique part on the right way to build the more and more well known infographic resume, the publication deals picture designers, agents, and enterprise pros very important details at the most suitable how one can current info.
• Explains why infographics and information visualizations paintings
• stocks the instruments and strategies for growing nice infographics
• Covers on-line infographics used for advertising, together with social media and website positioning (SEO)
• indicates the right way to industry your abilities with a visible, infographic resume
• Explores the numerous inner company makes use of of infographics, together with board assembly displays, annual studies, shopper examine data, advertising suggestions, enterprise plans, and visible causes of goods and providers on your customers

With Cool Infographics, you'll discover ways to create infographics to effectively succeed in your target market and inform transparent tales together with your facts.

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Here’s the condensed version: The results were that the two behaviors were similar. The Rise of the Informavore 9 Figure 1-7: The evolution of the informavore This behavior of hunting for information is not new. Humans have been driven to gather new information since before recorded history. It’s a major reason that humans have not only survived, but also have developed the advanced civilization that exists today. How to grow b ­ etter crops, how to build better weapons, and how to survive the winter, successfully hunting for more food, killing invading enemies, and so on.

In a real sense, we are our own enemy. We are confronted by most of the information because we look for it. The simplified reason for this is that we want to be better informed so we can make better decisions. In 1983, George A Miller[2], one of the founders of the field of cognitive psychology, coined the term informavore to describe the behavior of humans to gather and consume information (Figure 1-7). It was later popularized by philosopher Daniel Dennett[3] and by cognitive scientist Steven Pinker[4].

Each of the iOS app icons takes the reader to the appropriate page in the iTunes App Store when clicked. This kept the design clean and simple by removing the need to spell out all the URL addresses in the text. A variation of this type of design style is a pop-up infographic style. Instead of the reader clicking different areas of the infographic to access additional information, the secondary information appears as the reader hovers their mouse pointer over different regions of the design. com/Figure-1-30 Source: VinTank App Spectrum A Raw Chocolate History is an infographic timeline.

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