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I love Infographics – Margaret

Hi folks, So, the first two lectures covered the history of infographic. It’s interesting to think that cave paintings and Egyptian heiroglyphics were in a way an early form of infographics! I found a timeline showing the evolution of infographic.   Guardian has more examples for old-day infographics. Check it out and see how cool they are! … Continue reading

First Post — Will Guldin

Hi everyone! So far I really took a lot away from the discussion we had on the history of infographics. It surprised me that they seem to be such a recent thing, in the grand scheme of things. The voodoo stick reading also touched on that, but what interested me most about it was when … Continue reading

Week 2 – Meeting #3 – James Bennett

Here is a link to the third lecture using Adobe Connect http://mojournalism.adobeconnect.com/p92v31y2wpo/ A reminder that your first blog post (participation part of your grade) is due Sept. 4 You are required to do the following three things: 1. Become a contributor to the Information Graphics Fall 2012 Blog located at https://muinformationgraphicsfall2012.wordpress.com/ 2. Create a post. This … Continue reading

Week 1 – Information Graphics – Welcome

This is the first post to the Information Graphics Spring 2012 course being taught at the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO. My name is Nathan Fleischmann and I will be moderating a blog that the class is expected to take an active participation role in. More visual elements will come as the course progresses. … Continue reading

Week 1 – Lecture 1 – James Bennett

Here’s a link to the first lecturers presentation.http://mojournalism.adobeconnect.com/p6m8uk241c2/ Students are asked to read the article that was distributed, before the next class, titled ‘Beyond the VooDoo stick.’ You can download the PDF while viewing the recording. James references some additional sites for visual thinkers: http://vizthink.com/ http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2007/08/02/data-visualization-modern-approaches/ http://www.xplane.com/work/approach/ http://www.lascaux.culture.fr/?lng=en#/en/02_00.xml