At the end of each month I pull together a collection of links to some of the most relevant, interesting and useful articles I’ve come across during the previous month. If you follow me on Twitter you will see many of these items tweeted as soon as I find them. Here’s the latest collection from August 2010:

Advertising Age | Why data visualization is about to become very important for your brand | Link

Creative Review | Interesting article about 'liking' | Link

TedTalks | Video of David McCandless' recent TedTalk at the Oxford event | Link

Science Notes 2010 | Computer scientists have created tools to help people visualize information and draw meaningful conclusions - Olga Kuchment charts their course | Link

Core77 | Why great ideas can fail - by Don Norman | Link

O'reilly Radar | Redesiging the New York subway map | Link

Creative Review | The Times does info-graphics for iPads | Link

Eager Eyes | The difference between infographics and visualization | Link

Wired | Data information: How visual tools can transform lives | Link

Flowing Data | Exploring the reach of Firefox | Link

Eager Eyes | Review of Cornelia Dean's book "Am I making myself clear?" | Link

London Datastore | From journalists to interpreters - is data changing the way we work? | Link

ACM Queue | A Conversation with Jeff Heer, Martin Wattenberg, and Fernanda Viégas | Link

Adaptive Path Blog | Beyond “I hate green:” Managing Productive Visual Design Reviews | Link

How Big Really? | BBC dimensions takes important places, events and things, and overlays them onto a map of your choice | Link

Junk Charts | Book review: Interactive Graphics for Data Analysis| Link

Flowing Data | Browse street-side with Microsoft Street Slide | Link

Juice Analytics | Applying a chart makeover to Fed IT Dashboard | Link

Wired | Data information: How visual tools can transform lives | Link

Designing with data | Data visualization "milestones" | Link | Video of John Maeda talking about the "Laws of Simplicity for Design and Business" | Link

The Guardian | Growth forecasts of a collapsing economy: visualising the story of a recession | Link

The Guardian | Hollywood's new colour craze - how the practice of tweaking the palette of films in post-production has exploded | Link

Flowing Data | How data will improve health care | Link

Lost Garden | Visualising the creative process | Link

Flowing Data | A second talk from Martin Wattenberg about data and visualization | Link

Computer World | Web multimedia: 6 reasons why Flash isn't going away | Link

The Learning Coach | Using graphics to improve learning | Link

Visual Journalism | The next big thing in infographics - five criterias and a solution | Link

Matt.Might | The illustrated guide to a Ph.D. | Link

Urban Daddy | The craziest dashboard I've seen in a while | Link

Technology Story | The Artist, the Geek, and the Business Expert | Link

A VisWeek Workshop | Using visualization to create narratives and engage audiences | Link

Stamen | Knight News Challenge update | Link

Smashing Magazine | Showcase of delicious coffee websites | Link

Creative Review | Dalton Ghetti's graphite micro-sculptures | Link

Core77 | GIFs that explain basic mechanisms | Link

Infosthetics | Prologue: The Interactive Holographics in Iron Man 2 | Link | Visualizing the health care reform | Link

10000 words | The journalists’ guide to analytics| Link

10000 words | The importance of sketching and why you should be doing it | Link

UX Booth | The complete beginner's guide to design research | Link

O'Reilly Radar | Lies, damn lies, and visualizations: The intersection of data science and journalism | Link | How we visualized america’s food and drink spending | Link listening clocks
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