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Data Stories: The Impact of Interactive

Check out some intriguing and fun interactive explorations online and get inspired to convey information in new ways.

Nicky Case designs interactive visualizations and online games based on big ideas. Take a few minutes and try some out. How could this type of heavily interactive storytelling be effective in other areas?

 

Game Theory and Trust

Trust

‎This game is lengthy -- full of sandboxes to try and explanations of every step -- but it’s an effective way to explore ideas about trust and social engagement.

 

Waves of Tiny Lights

Fireflies

Explore self-synchronizing systems with this lovely firefly simulator.

 

Simple Simulations

Simulations

If you’re just starting to learn about simulations or forecasting, this series of sandboxes explains how simulations are used to model everything from forest fires to the spread of disease. You can even build your own from scratch at the bottom!

 

About the Author

Lindsay Stares is a production editor at TDWI. You can contact her at lstares@tdwi.org.


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