📒Envisioning Information ✍ Edward R. Tufte

♠Book Title : Envisioning Information
✍Author : Edward R. Tufte
♛Publisher :
♣Release Date : 1990
✿Pages : 126
♠ISBN : 1930824149
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Envisioning Information Book Synopsis : Provides practical advice about how to explain complex material by visual means, uses extraordinary examples to illustrate the fundamental principles of information display.

♠Book Title : Envisioning Information 2nd Printing with Revisions
✍Author :
♛Publisher :
♣Release Date : 1991
✿Pages :
♠ISBN : OCLC:926731421
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📒Graphic Communications Today ✍ William E. Ryan

♠Book Title : Graphic Communications Today
✍Author : William E. Ryan
♛Publisher : Cengage Learning
♣Release Date : 2004
✿Pages : 662
♠ISBN : 0766820750
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Graphic Communications Today Book Synopsis : Learn what it takes to become a skilled graphic communicator! This edition of Graphic Communications Today is a staple for beginners as well as a smart, easy-to-use resource guaranteed to spur the creativity of aspiring designers, professional graphic artists, journalists and others. Written in a personal and engaging style, and loaded with examples of some of the finest graphic art in the world, the authors explain modern design principles and shows readers how to apply them to their own work. Extraordinarily complete coverage straddles a variety of media, including: magazines, newspapers, television and film, interactive multimedia, Web sites and more!

♠Book Title : PARLE 94 Parallel Architectures and Languages Europe
✍Author : Costas Halatsis
♛Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
♣Release Date : 1994-06-08
✿Pages : 836
♠ISBN : 3540581847
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝PARLE 94 Parallel Architectures and Languages Europe Book Synopsis : This volume presents the proceedings of the 5th International Conference Parallel Architectures and Languages Europe (PARLE '94), held in Athens, Greece in July 1994. PARLE is the main Europe-based event on parallel processing. Parallel processing is now well established within the high-performance computing technology and of stategic importance not only to the computer industry, but also for a wide range of applications affecting the whole economy. The 60 full papers and 24 poster presentations accepted for this proceedings were selected from some 200 submissions by the international program committee; they cover the whole field and give a timely state-of-the-art report on research and advanced applications in parallel computing.

♠Book Title : Encyclopedia of New Media
✍Author : Steve Jones
♛Publisher : SAGE Publications
♣Release Date : 2002-12-10
✿Pages : 544
♠ISBN : 9781452265285
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Encyclopedia of New Media Book Synopsis : Edited by Steve Jones, one of the leading scholars and founders of this emerging field, and with contributions from an international group of scholars as well as science and technology writers and editors, the Encyclopedia of New Media widens the boundaries of today's information society through interdisciplinary, historical, and international coverage. With such topics as broadband, content filtering, cyberculture, cyberethics, digital divide, freenet, MP3, privacy, telemedicine, viruses, and wireless networks, the Encyclopedia will be an indispensable resource for anyone interested or working in this field. Unlike many encyclopedias that provide short, fragmented entries, the Encyclopedia of New Media examines each subject in depth in a single, coherent article. Many articles span several pages and are presented in a large, double-column format for easy reading. Each article also includes the following: A bibliography Suggestions for further reading Links to related topics in the Encyclopedia Selected works, where applicable Entries include: Pioneers, such as Marc Andreesen, Marshall McLuhan, and Steve Jobs Terms, from "Access" to "Netiquette" to "Web-cam" Technologies, including Bluetooth, MP3, and Linux Businesses, such as Amazon.com Key labs, research centers, and foundations Associations Laws, and much more The Encyclopedia of New Media includes a comprehensive index as well as a reader's guide that facilitates browsing and easy access to information. Recommended Libraries Public, academic, government, special, and private/corporate

📒Hci Remixed ✍ Thomas Erickson

♠Book Title : HCI Remixed
✍Author : Thomas Erickson
♛Publisher : MIT Press
♣Release Date : 2007-12-21
✿Pages : 360
♠ISBN : 9780262292641
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝HCI Remixed Book Synopsis : Over almost three decades, the field of human-computer interaction (HCI) has produced a rich and varied literature. Although the focus of attention today is naturally on new work, older contributions that played a role in shaping the trajectory and character of the field have much to tell us. The contributors to HCI Remixed were asked to reflect on a single work at least ten years old that influenced their approach to HCI. The result is this collection of fifty-one short, engaging, and idiosyncratic essays, reflections on a range of works in a variety of forms that chart the emergence of a new field. An article, a demo, a book: any of these can solve a problem, demonstrate the usefulness of a new method, or prompt a shift in perspective. HCI Remixed offers us glimpses of how this comes about. The contributors consider such HCI classics as Sutherland's Sketchpad, Englebart's demo of NLS, and Fitts on Fitts' Law--and such forgotten gems as Pulfer's NRC Music Machine, and Galloway and Rabinowitz's Hole in Space. Others reflect on works somewhere in between classic and forgotten--Kidd's "The Marks Are on the Knowledge Worker," King Beach's "Becoming a Bartender," and others. Some contributors turn to works in neighboring disciplines--Henry Dreyfuss's book on industrial design, for example--and some range farther afield, to Lovelock's Gaia hypothesis and Jane Jacobs's The Death and Life of Great American Cities. Taken together, the essays offer an accessible, lively, and engaging introduction to HCI research that reflects the diversity of the field's beginnings.Thomas Erickson is Research Staff Member at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center. David W. McDonald is Assistant Professor at the Information School at the University of Washington, Seattle.

📒Beautiful Evidence ✍ Edward R. Tufte

♠Book Title : Beautiful Evidence
✍Author : Edward R. Tufte
♛Publisher :
♣Release Date : 2006-06-29
✿Pages : 214
♠ISBN : 1930824165
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Beautiful Evidence Book Synopsis : How seeing turns into showing, how empirical observations turn into explanation and evidence. How to produce and consume evidence presentations.

📒Diagrams ✍ Carolyn Knight

♠Book Title : Diagrams
✍Author : Carolyn Knight
♛Publisher : Rotovision
♣Release Date : 2009-11-01
✿Pages : 223
♠ISBN : 9782888930617
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Diagrams Book Synopsis : This work offers a collection of exemplary, creative, and imaginative information design, shown in its original application and juxtaposed with the reference material used for each piece of work.

♠Book Title : Tendencies and Tensions of the Information Age
✍Author : Jorge Reina Schement
♛Publisher : Transaction Publishers
♣Release Date : 1995-01-01
✿Pages : 285
♠ISBN : 1412835682
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Tendencies and Tensions of the Information Age Book Synopsis : The development of technology and the hunger for information has caused a wave of change in daily life in America. Nearly every American's environment now consists of cable television, video cassette players, answering machines, fax machines, and personal computers. Schement and Curtis argue that the information age has evolved gradually throughout the twentieth century. National focus on the production and distribution of information stems directly from the organizing principles and realities of the market system, not from a revolution sparked by the invention of the computer. Now available in paperback, Tendencies and Tensions of the Information Age, brings together findings from many disciplines, including classical studies, etymology, political sociology, and macroeconomics. This valuable resource will be enjoyed by sociologists, historians, and scholars of communication and information studies.

♠Book Title : The Desktop Designer s Illustration Handbook
✍Author : Marcelle Lapow Toor
♛Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
♣Release Date : 1996-06-04
✿Pages : 157
♠ISBN : 0471286958
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝The Desktop Designer s Illustration Handbook Book Synopsis : The Desktop Designer′s Illustration Handbook Marcelle Lapow Toor If you want to reach––and hold––audiences who′ve seen everything, read this new hands–on guide to locating, selecting, and using illustrations in desktop publications. In no time at all, you′ll be able to select just the right illustration technique to make your publication pop. The Desktop Designer′s Illustration Handbook is written by a graphic designer who really knows how to teach desktop illustration techniques. Marcelle Lapow Toor has taught graphic design and desktop publishing to university students and has conducted workshops at national conferences throughout the country. Her proven building block approach helps you make practical sense of the principles of illustration, design, and composition. She easily guides you through the process––from deciding what kind of illustration to use to manipulating images for maximum visual impact. With the aid of insider tips from participating pros, hundreds of illustrations, helpful hints, and time saving checklists, Ms. Toor clearly explains how to create eye–catching results using: Type – Dress up your design and keep costs low with eye–catching type and typographic devices. Learn simple techniques for using type as an illustration. Drawings – Add variety with clip art and original illustration. Learn how to locate and choose the drawing, illustrator, or clip art that will give your publication the competing edge. Photographs – Grab your reader′s attention with photographs that breathe life into the copy and baby your budget. Learn when it′s best to use a photograph, how to use a scanner to alter a photograph, and where to look for low–cost photos. Information Graphics – Take the snore out of statistics with reader–friendly charts, graphs, tables, and maps. Learn how to select the best format for statistical information so it is easily understood at a glance. Computer graphics – Punch up interest with textured backgrounds that you create with a scanner, an image–editing program, and materials lying around your office. Plus, learn how to achieve the effects you want with a drawing or painting program. You′ll turn again and again to this jam–packed idea book for inspiration as well as information. Here are hundreds of illustration ideas, guaranteed to get your creative juices flowing. And that′s not all. This indispensable desk reference gives you even more hands–on resources that you can put to work right away: ∗ A blow–by–blow description of the graphic devices used in each chapter and a clear explanation of how they were created. ∗ A sampler of clip art, with addresses of the software manufacturers who supply art on disk or CD–ROM. ∗ A sampler of pictorial and decorative typefaces. ∗ A list of public and private picture sources. ∗ Many illustrations by well–known professional illustrators and directions for contacting them. ∗ A glossary of desktop publishing terminology. You won′t find a more complete or easier to use illustration source book. Whether you decide to use illustrations that are ready–made, illustrations created by hired hands, or illustrations that you create yourself, you′ll produce head turning, results every time with The Desktop Designer′s Illustration Handbook.