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Workshop:

How Many Angles? Multiple Stories with a Singular Dataset


june, 05 2013

accurat

Visualizing 100 books and authors and....?


(modernlibrary.com)
... ... ...

... THE WAY OF ALL FLESH by Samuel Butler

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I, CLAUDIUS by Robert Graves

... ULYSSES by James Joyce ...

BRAVE NEW WORLD by Aldous Huxley UNDER THE VOLCANO by Malcolm Lowry

... ... THE GREAT GATSBY by F. Scott Fitzgerald LOLITA by Vladimir Nabokov

THE GRAPES OF WRATH by John Steinbeck 1984 by George Orwell A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN by James Joyce TO THE LIGHTHOUSE by Virginia Woolf ... CATCH-22 by Joseph Heller

THE SOUND AND THE FURY by William Faulkner

... DARKNESS AT NOON by Arthur Koestler SONS AND LOVERS by D.H. Lawrence

...

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Visualizing 100 books and authors and....?


(modernlibrary.com)

author ranking publishing year genre n. of pages wikipedia page of the book > editors wikipedia page of the book > views awards ULYSSES by James Joyce book author born dead life lenght continent, state, city gender spouse, if any children, in any addictions, if any age he wrote the book at n. of novels before the book relations

important historical events during the timespan

What's your goal? What's your point of view? Which is the story you want to tell?

how many angles 3 hours workshop

Read about this list on Wikipedia, look for informations. Pick a side, tell your story. Limit your scope, you don't have time to visualize everything!

how many angles 3 hours workshop

[1] possible overall visual architectures


maps / timelines / relationships / scatterplots ...

These are just examples, use them or build your own!

how many angles 3 hours workshop

[2] visual kit


we took care of sizing everything for you, don't waste time!

Just copy, paste and scale proportionally.

how many angles 3 hours workshop

[3] layout

very precise boundaries

Believe us, this will help!

how many angles 3 hours workshop

[4] random visual inspiration


when in need, look for reference

and it will look good!

how many angles 3 hours workshop

[1] possible overall visual architectures


maps / timelines / relationships / scatterplots ...

} } } }

These are just examples, use them or build your own!

[2] visual kit


we took care of sizing everything for you, don't waste time!

Just copy, paste and scale proportionally.

[3] layout

very precise boundaries

Believe us, this will help!

[4] random visual inspiration


when in need, look for reference

and it will look good!

how many angles 3 hours workshop

Dont focus exclusively on Causation or Correlations Focus on visually displaying information!

how many angles 3 hours workshop

possible steps
[5] [1] [6] [2]
Composing the main architecture of the visualization Positioning singular elements within the main framework.

Labeling and Identifying elements Supplementing the greater story through the addition of minor or tangental tales elements

[7] [3] [4]


Constructing shaped elements of dimensionality and form Elucidating internal relationships between elements. (if any)

Providing small visual explanations such as a legend or key

[8]

Fine-tuning and stylizing of elements shapes, colors, and weights to make hierarchies pop out.

[1] Composing the main architecture of the visualization

[2] Positioning singular elements within the main framework.

[3] Constructing shaped elements of dimensionality and form

[4] Elucidating internal relationships between elements. (if any)

[5] Labeling and Identifying elements

[6] Supplementing the greater story through the addition of minor or tangental tales elements

[7] Providing small visual explanations such as a legend or key

[8] Fine-tuning and stylizing of elements shapes, colors, and weights to make hierarchies pop out.

Layering, and making hierarchies clear


[1]

[5] [6]

Labeling and Identifying elements Supplementing the greater story through the addition of minor or tangental tales elements

[2]
Composing the main architecture of the visualization Positioning singular elements within the main framework.

[7] [3] [4]


Constructing shaped elements of dimensionality and form Elucidating internal relationships between elements. (if any)

Providing small visual explanations such as a legend or key

[8]

Fine-tuning and stylizing of elements shapes, colors, and weights to make hierarchies pop out.

nd everything at:

www.accurat.it/eyeo/kit.zip

how many angles 3 hours workshop

nd everything at: www.accurat.it/eyeo/kit.zip

(you) WED June 05, 5 pm deliver your DRAFT (already understandable!) mailto: gabriele.rossi@accurat.it

DEADLINES
(you) WED June 12 deliver your FINAL (if you want to rene it) mailto: gabriele.rossi@accurat.it (us) June, end of the month online publication of all of the visualizations on a dedicated website, (and start producing a book!)

how many angles 3 hours workshop

Workshop:

How Many Angles? Multiple Stories with a Singular Dataset


june, 05 2013

accurat

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