- The Many-Faced Infographic: Brooklyn, Elephants, and the Visualization of Data
Alberto Cairo, author of The Functional Art: An introduction to information graphics and visualization, suggests that when creating interactive visualizations for general readers, you need to offer readers the opportunity to visualize the data in multiple and perhaps more traditional ways.
- Lighting Environments and Architecture in Animation
Direct light from the sun, soft illumination from the sky, and indirect light blend their colors and tones in subtle ways. This chapter from Jeremy Birn's Digital Lighting and Rendering, 3rd Edition discusses how you can use these three elements to simulate natural light outdoors and indoors, by day or by night.
- Speaker Camp: Structuring Your Presentation
Creating an underlying structure for your presentation will greatly assist with the winnowing and clarifying steps you will be going through as you refine your presentation. A strong structure can also help you avoid feeling overwhelmed by the effort of birthing a fully blown set of slides from the germ of an idea you are starting with. Learn more about structuring your presentation in this chapter from Speaker Camp: A Self-paced Workshop for Planning, Pitching, Preparing, and Presenting at Conferences.
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