June 10, 2008
The NYT has been kicking out the good infographic jams lately:
- Andrew Kuo created a funny, handsome infographic on why music festivals are worth skipping. For more from Andrew, see his blog + previous.
- Matthew Bloch, Shan Carter and Amanda Cox have created an interesting Flash-based infographic that totes up "All of Inflation’s Little Parts." I often find presentations like this dense, impenetrable, and/or over-designed, but this one’s an exception. [Via]
- Adobe XD guy Ethan Eismann points out a couple of video-based info presentations. In one of them, interactive voting is tied in with the content.
Photoshop science: Fugazi edition
- In Scientific American, Adobe collaborator Hany Farid writes about 5 Ways to Spot a Fake Photo. [Via everyone ever]
- When we beefed up technical imaging tools in CS3 Extended, faking research results was not the goal! "The magnitude of the fraud is phenomenal," says Dr. Farid. [Via Doug Nelson]
- "In Russia, the in-flight movie watches you…" Could aircraft security systems detect suspicious behavior just by staring at you? Unsurprisingly Boing Boing thinks it’s "snake oil."