As a designer (I claim:), I am totally sold by Verifyapp. Listen their argument in the demo: “Instead of relying on your own intuition, use data in your design!” http://verifyapp.com/tour It almost feels painful not knowing about this tool earlier. Of course, this type of tools should be carefully used. In some cases, one person’s […]
This can be one of the most interesting dictionary projects I’ve seen for medicine. http://www.curehunter.com/public/dictionary.do Although the “visual” menus are not as interactive as Visual Thesauru, the interface shows a great potential as a decision supporting tool.
I had a great opportunity to meet Dr. Sugamoto (Osaka University) in person during my visit in Korea. His teamLab Body project was so good and perfectly relevant to my work. I thought I know a lot about this industry, but obviously the world is much bigger. The teamLab BODY provides great 3D human anatomy resources […]
I find Edheads’ projects are excellent. Their engaging education games not only provide great stories and information, but also guide children to think about their future career. Seems like the company has a clear direction and mission. http://www.edheads.org/
This is what exactly I am talking about. Who wants to read written manuals or web texts anymore? When you click, Google just shows one minute video about their new product and that’s it. We get the message so easily and pleasantly. MultiMension is all about visual storytelling. Your customers and clients will love it. […]
http://www.pharmexec.com/pharmexec/article/articleDetail.jsp?id=757963 It was interesting to see a well-written article about the field of medical animation and how medical animators differ from other animators. Medical animation occupies such a niche and the social circle is quite tight, which made me quite unconscious to how unknown this occupation is. When people hear “medical” and “animation” in the […]
Hans Rosling is best (publicly) known for using statistics to explain trends in worldwide health care as well as in other affairs. It’s not so surprising to read that he studied medicine and statistics simultaneously and spent two decades studying outbreaks of disease in remote areas across Africa. In the video, he presents the vast […]
Dual Coding Theory is probably one of the most fundamental theories for multimedia learning. The basic idea is that visual and verbal information is processed differently along distinct channels in working memory. The founder of this theory, Allen Paivio, calls this mental representation of visual information as imagines and mental representation of verbal information as […]