Harvard University

What makes a data visualization memorable?

It's easy to spot a "bad" data visualization—one packed with too much text, excessive ornamentation, gaudy colors, and clip art. Design guru Edward Tufte derided such decorations as redundant at best, useless ...

dateOct 16, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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Seeing depth through a single lens

Researchers at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a way for photographers and microscopists to create a 3D image through a single lens, without moving the camera.

dateAug 05, 2013 in Optics & Photonics
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Perfecting digital imaging (w/ Video)

Computer graphics and digital video lag behind reality; despite advances, the best software and video cameras still cannot seem to get computer-generated images and digital film to look exactly the way our ...

dateJul 23, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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