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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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January 06, 2008

Ways to help fight the fat: Visual Discrimination

Nov 10, 2007, Toronto Star

Proposal: Legible labelling

Labels detailing the calorie and fat contents of our food are far too complex, especially for the poor, who are more likely to be new immigrants or have lower educational levels. A simple colour code using red for "should not be consumed," orange for "consume in limited quantities," and green for "don't worry about it" is one workable solution, says Dr. John Frank, head of population and public health studies at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Pros: Such labels would leave little confusion about which foods were fattening.

Cons: Determining which foods deserved to be red f... continue reading

see also: color temperature color vision