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Audio Script

For Audio Click Here Welcome to our weekly segment on Publics and Publishing. Last week we spoke about the physical book in comparison to the e-book with John Naughton and NPR Correspondent, Lynn Neary. They had contradictory views on the … Continue reading

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Data Friction in Development

My favourite example of publishing is a visualisation shown to us in the Gillian Fuller’s lecture, which shows world development over time. More specifically, it shows the wealth and health of 259 countries from the year 1800 up until 2009. It uses a … Continue reading

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Web 2.0

In David Gauntlett’s video below he talks about his new book, Making is Connecting. He explains the concept of Web 2.0 by comparing it to arts and crafts, in that people are making things rather than simply consuming. Nowadays, people … Continue reading

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The Age of Connection

The invention of the printing press was widely regarded as the most influential event in the second millennium AD, revolutionising the way people conceive and describe the world they live in. Fast forward to the present day or to ‘The … Continue reading

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Visualising Science

In my last post I spoke about how information graphics allow us to present complex data quickly and clearly. This week we were introduced to visualisation in the communication of science. To many, science seems like a foreign language. Pyridinium chlorochromate, phenyl, pyrophoric, … Continue reading

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Making the Invisible Visible

The Good website is a graphical exploration of the data that surrounds us. This website features, The Road Map to Harmony, an interactive information graphic that explores how our ecosystem is functioning. By clicking on various parts of the word ‘harmony,’ we are able … Continue reading

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Pay Attention!

The Internet has undoubtedly had a great impact on our social expectations. With so much information at our fingertips and new ways in which to communicate it, society has changed drastically. Social change is not something that can be easily diagrammed, … Continue reading

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