Watch Mobile Future's animation, "Spectrum: Fueling the Mobile Future," which explores the staggering growth in consumer mobile usage and the need to balance the nation's airwaves to meet exploding consumer demand.
Preparation for the modern practice of communication design in the United States dates from the middle of the twentieth century when a few prominent schools built curricula around the Bauhaus approach to design education.
Watch your day in 2020. What the future could potentially look like.
The Future of Mobile Media and Communication in the year 2020 is visualizing the future vision of the MOCOM 2020 project. The trends, facts and thesis in this video are collected through an international crowdsourcing process and methodology at www.mocom2020.com
A very interesting read below from the Harvard Business Review
Editor's note: We've asked contributors to the Visualizing Data Insight Center to show us some of their favorite examples of dataviz with short explanations of what makes those visualizations so effective. Today, HBR senior editor Jeff Kehoe shares one of his favorites.
People often think of data visualization as an alternative to representation in words. But there are creative, effective visualizations that have been developed that vividly illustrate how, and how often, words themselves are used by people in various contexts. Note the recent rise in popularity of word cluster tools.
These kinds of tools can go even deeper, to highlight interesting and powerful cultural indicators. I'm a hip-hop fan, so this particular data viz caught my attention last week. It charts brand references to champagne in rap songs from 1979 to the present. (See the full visualization at Fast Company):
What defines great leadership? The answer, it turns out, is not a secret or even an abstract concept. Effective leadership, particularly in uncertain times, can be traced to six specific skills—the ability to anticipate, challenge, interpret, decide, align, and learn—with proficiency in each area and the capacity to integrate them.
Online advertising spend is expected to reach $62 billion by 2016, according to a recent eMarketer study. Yet, if you asked GM’s former CMO, Joel Ewanick, the true effectiveness of digital advertising options like Facebook are highly questionable.
Designers have traditionally focused on enhancing the look and functionality of products. Recently, they have begun using design techniques to tackle more complex problems, such as finding ways to provide low-cost healthcare throughout the world.