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Don't Make Me Think #FAIL

Made me laugh but I'm still SlideShare bamboozled :-) First login link goes to: http://www.slideshare.net/newsfeed?from_source=/newsfeed Second to: http://www.slideshare.net/login?from_source=%2FGlobalGossip%2Fyou-suck-at-powerpoint

Visualising 200 Years Of World Health

The BBC video embedded here is a BRILLIANT use of infographics (graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge) explaining how the health (defined by life expectancy x income) has changed over the past 200 years for all the main countries of the world. If you're thinking of presenting data to someone then stop and think how you could use a visual and communicative approach that goes above and beyond a slide-deck ("Powerpoint") - here's some FREE tools for you to try: Prezi Google Spreadsheet: motion chart Google Maps ( examples ) Wordle Walrus And it's not just about using your data - there are kick ass tools that will take your concepts, ideas and words and mash them up with appropriate images and the like: amaztype Flickr Time Websites as graphs Of course there are too many for me to list (and it's not my area of expertise) so check out 50 Great Examples of Data Visualizatio n for more inspiration. And now, the video If that had you