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We cultivate leading experts who share insight, research and data with the development community. The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance. We fund thousands of develoment projects, offer aid during emergencies, and invest in private sector. We cultivate leading experts who share insight, research, and data with the development community. More than one billion people worldwide still live in extreme poverty, a state of affairs that is morally unacceptable given the resources and technology we have available today.
At the same time, rising inequality and social exclusion seems to accompany rising prosperity in many countries. The World Bank Group, All Rights Reserved. Joel Simon applied this process to floor plan design. The creative goal is to approach floor plan design solely from the perspective of optimization and without regard for convention, constructability, etc. The research goal is to see how a combination of explicit, implicit and emergent methods allow floor plans of high complexity to evolve.
The results were biological in appearance, intriguing in character and wildly irrational in practice. It was a fun learning experience and I plan to re-use methods in other projects. 1 trillion on Thursday, and as tradition requires, we must consider the scale of such a large number. We must compare the value of Apple against the sum value of a surprising number of small and medium companies.
The New York Times has you covered with a bucket of blobs metaphor. NPR used video from a thermographic camera to explain why cities tend to be hotter than their surrounding areas. Straightforward and a good complement to the video. If you’re already a member, you should receive the first issue soon.
It’ll be about the how and why of visualization. It’s a benefit in addition to tutorials, courses, etc. Basically, nothing changes, except that you get more now. If you’re not a member yet, I’d love for you to join. Find out all the benefits of membership here.
I highlight the interesting work of others and publish my own projects. However, with The Process I’ll talk more about the practical side of designing data graphics. That means tools, design choices, limitations, analysis, and everything else involved in visualizing data. I’m sure the newsletter evolves over time, but I’m excited to see how it develops.