Archive for November, 2009

Your Personality Type

Monday, November 30th, 2009

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By understanding the blindspots associated with your personality type, you can avoid the common career pitfalls encountered by people like yourself. You can also identify your unique strengths, motivations, and any skills or qualities you may need to develop. Here is another test. Here is a description of my type.

Webpage Layout

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

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The 960 Grid System is an effort to streamline web development workflow by providing commonly used dimensions, based on a width of 960 pixels. There are two variants: 12 and 16 columns, which can be used separately or in tandem.

Kyoto Protocol

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

InfoGraphic - Kyoto Protocol
The good, the bad and the ugly?! Wouldn’t say so. But this way, on can really see very well which countries have indeed succeeded in reducing their emissions, and which not. But be aware: Many countries have not reached or even surpassed the goal by “their own effort”; it is much more due to the breakdown of their economies and, more recently, the use of, in comparaison to before, cleaner technologies.
In order to view or download a high resolution version of the poster, just (right) click on the image.

PopTech Talk: About Our Food System

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Author and activist Michael Pollan is a passionate advocate for sustainable food. In his compelling talk at PopTech, he explores how our industrial food system is keeping us overly dependent on fossil fuels, destroying our environment, and making us sick. Breaking this cycle requires fundamentally changing our relationship to food – and eating more meals together.

How Do Different Wines Taste?

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Picture 185What is the relationship between wine varieties and flavor components? This visualization attempts to show the strength of these relationships.