About this Blogsphere:

This blogsphere attempts to capture, catalog and share resources relating to visual perception of information. It is about a world mostly dealing with Physical (Touch, Taste, See/Sight, Smell and Hear) and sometimes Metaphysical (and that is none-of-the-above category). Physical, for instance, touch (e.g., feel, felt, found), look and visualization, is here with an attempt to combine verbal, vocal and visual--to synchronously see, hear, share and do much more. Interestingly, in order to visualize one does not need special skills, competencies, etc. It is all about common sense, especially with human visualizations. In short, "information is in the eye of the beholder." Continue reading much more all-ado-about this Blogosphere

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August 30, 2007

Square Pie in the Eye @ Juice Analytics

"The New York Times—normally a source of clear and interesting infographics—produced the following graphic over the weekend."

NY Times square pie graphic

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August 25, 2007

Visual immersion using Web Analytics

Practical analytics: persuasion scenarios
@ immeria - An immersion in Web Analytics,
by S.Hamel
A typical site is composed of several conversion objectives: registering to a newsletter, purchasing something, finding the nearest store, or any activity that represent a positive outcome for the user and the site owner. As Brian Eisenberg puts it, those represents the "conversion points" of a "persuasion scenario":

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Practical analytics: persuasion scenarios

See also my previous posts:
  • Eye to I: Visual Literacy
  • Add Sense to your AdSense: Visualizing the Return on Investment?
  • Look and Feel of Browsers and Websites
  • Concept Mapping Technology - Tool to create HTML pathfinders?
  • Visualizing the Innernet or Visual Display of the Website's Infostructure - AHAREF
  • August 15, 2007

    Don't Make Me Think! Just use the Microsoft Expression

    The following is a product review. It is hoped that Microsoft Expression (ME) will be a better tool for information visualization:

    The next generation of web development
    Nikhil kumar, Deccan Herald » August 15, 2007
    "Microsoft Expression Web is a professional design tool to create sophisticated standards-based Web sites that deliver compelling user experiences, says Mr. Tarun Gulati, General Manager - Developer and Platform Evangelism, Microsoft India."

    How better is MS Expression compared to MS Frontpage?
    Microsoft Expression is a suite of tools for professional designers building web and Windows client applications and rich media content.

    Expression Studio provides an end-to-end tools platform for teams of creative designers which boosts collaboration with developers in the delivery of next-generation user experiences for Windows, the Web and beyond.

    The Expression studio suite include Expression Web, Blend , design and media, together all of which allows the developers and designers to deliver visually rich content for various type of media.

    Microsoft Frontpage is discontinued and its functionality is split between two different products; Microsoft Expression Web & Microsoft Sharepoint Designer. Expression Web is targeted at professional Web designers who build broad reach HTML Web sites. Continue reading

    August 04, 2007

    Thought-of-the-Day - The Intelligent Metadata approach to information virtualization ...

    The Intelligent Metadata approach to information virtualization solves both ‘back-end’ information integration problems and ‘front-end’ Business Intelligence bottlenecks. continue reading