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21 Avril 2015
Edward Tufte, author of the Visual Display of Quantitative Information, writes that “The commonality between science and art is in trying to see profoundly – to develop strategies of seeing and showing.” And so it is with statistics and visualizations. While the former might unearth relationships or comparisons that were previously hidden, the...
21 Avril 2015
The Human Development Tree by Jurjen Verhagen, an engineer and interactive visualization specialist from the Netherlands, was selected today as the winner of the Data Visualization Competition organized by the Human Development Report Office for the Cartagena DataFest. He and the other two finalists, Close the Gap by Ri Liu and Visualizing the...
16 Avril 2015
Edward Tufte, autor de La representación visual de la información cuantitativa, escribió que "lo que tienen en común la ciencia y el arte es que tratan de ver en profundidad- para desarrollar estrategias de ver y mostrar". Y lo mismo ocurre con la estadística y las visualizaciones. Mientras que la primera busca desenterrar relaciones o...
14 Avril 2015
In developed societies we take it for granted that all children are registered at birth and that all people are registered when they die with a medically assigned cause of death. We hardly think about birth and death registration because we rarely are the initiators; it is usually the institution where the birth takes place that registers the baby...
31 Mars 2015
Dans le monde actuel, défendre la dignité du travail est une tâche ardue et toujours inachevée. La pensée économique dominante considère le travail comme un coût de production, lequel, dans une économie globale, doit être aussi bas que possible pour rester compétitif. Dans ce contexte, les travailleurs sont considérés comme des consommateurs qui...
31 Mars 2015
In today’s world defending the dignity of work is a constant uphill struggle. Prevailing economic thinking sees work as a cost of production, which in a global economy has to be as low as possible in order to be competitive. It sees workers as consumers who because of their relative low wages need to be given easy access to credit to stimulate...
31 Mars 2015
En el mundo de hoy en día, defender la dignidad del trabajo es una batalla constante. El pensamiento económico predominante considera el trabajo un coste de producción, que en la economía mundial debe ser lo más bajo posible para resultar competitivo. Considera a los trabajadores consumidores, que, debido a sus salarios relativamente bajos,...