Using Visualizations to Think -
Mike Bostocks writes some wonderful essays on visualizations, human perception, mathematical formulae, and how it all ties together on his blog.
Algorithms are a fascinating use case for visualization. To visualize an algorithm, we don’t merely fit data to a chart; there is no primary…
I only scratched the surface of Mike Bostocks’ amazing writing in visualizations. Put some music on and read this on your lunch hour.
Our Product Design Process -
To help all our various internal teams visualize our design process and where they fit within it, we sketched this out the other day in a meeting that included our director of product, some front-end guys, our user researcher, and the design/UX teams (there’s not much distinction between…
I’m helping visualize our design process at healthsparq. Here’s our first take:
Your Move, Dad (at Barview Beach)
Tom Bennett’s long-exposure photo show on Alberta. Amazing work! @tom_bennett
Broadway Bridge at Dusk
Singing a few old hymns with @kristicw to the kids tonight. This ancient part of our culture is rapidly vanishing.
Fiona’s “Personal Movie Theatre” (at her Imagination)
Video: How to See Like a Artist -
Inge Druckrey on how she teaches her students to have a designer’s eye. It’s a long one, but watch the first five minutes and you’ll be hooked. From the video:
“Suddenly you begin to see things in your daily life that you never noticed. It’s one of the best presents of Art Education: to enjoy seeing.”