terça-feira, 31 de julho de 2007

Virtual Barbershop - Trick your brain!

Find a quiet room, put on some headphones (noise-cancelling ones would be best), and listen to this.

This sound plays a trick on your brain, but make sure you use headphones!

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quarta-feira, 25 de julho de 2007

Debunking third-world myths with the best stats you’ve ever seen

Sometimes is not just WHAT you're talking about that matters, but HOW you present it to your audience. This video rocks in both accounts!

Here is a summary of what this video is about: "You’ve never seen data presented like this. With the drama and urgency of a sportscaster, Hans Rosling debunks myths about the so-called “developing world” using extraordinary animation software developed by his Gapminder Foundation. The Trendalyzer software (recently acquired by Google) turns complex global trends into lively animations."

Did you like it? You'll be glad to know that Google has acquired Gapminder!!! Isn't it just one of the coolest, most interactive web apps you've seen?

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