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Posts tagged with "Data Visualization"

  • Animals by the Numbers: A Book of Infographics
    Steve Jenkins

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    Animals by the Numbers

    How does a human compare in size to a grizzly bear, colossal squid, or blue whale? Which animals have the longest tongues and how do they compare to their body sizes? These are just some of the questions Steve Jenkins answers in Animals by the Numbers. Both simple and detailed illustrations of the animals are… Read More
  • The Book of Circles: Visualizing Spheres of Knowledge
    Manuel Lima

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    A richly illustrated compendium probes the colorful history of the circle

    One of the most arresting images in Manuel Lima’s new study of visual culture, The Book of Circles, is also one of the simplest: a red and green serpent, looped on a bed of black script, swallowing its own tail. This is no drawn-from-life depiction of animal behavior but a figure in an alchemical manuscript… Read More