Motion Graphics

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Visual Budget

With a combination of motion graphics and interactive charts, this work-in-progress project of Neil Halloran perfectly dissects the US federal budget in a way that will (hopefully) cut through unnecessary bickering at family gatherings. It’s in BETA so you’ll need to sign up for an entry code, but it’s well worth it. Tactic: Interactive charts, … Continue reading

Hero Shoutout: Epipheo Studios

No stranger to the limelight, this band of intrepid animators, illustrators and all-around creative geniuses deserve a salute for their years of brave service in making sense of so many topics.

UN’s Global Pulse Initiative

How can mobile data help stave off hunger? Watch and find out.

The Higher Education Bubble

Helping to inform future college grads on what’s in store.

The Socialism behind Football

Fraser Davidson masterfully illustrates one of Bill Maher’s New RUles explaining how the Football system in the US is really socialist.

SOPA / PIPA Explained

The innocuously named bills get various activist treatments visually explaining their pitfalls and dangers.

The Trouble with the Electoral College

Breaking down the principle of the Electoral College and why it doesn’t seem quite fair.

GOOD: The History of Satellites

The History of Satellites

The Conception of Wine

The Conception of Wine

The Status of Aid

The Status of AId

Nuclear Bailout explained

Topic: Nuclear Power and the costs therein Tactic: Motion Graphics This was the quick Demo we used for our presentation at Geekend2010. It uses research into the how GA Power is currently going about funding the construction of their new Nuclear power plant in GA. Here are links to the news articles that started it … Continue reading

War on Stupid: Recruitment Teaser

So this is the video you were supposed to have seen at the start of our presentation yesterday afternoon. Sorry for the technical glitches and thanks again to those who were kind enough to sit through it.

Crisis of Credit Visualized

Topic: The Financial Meltdown Tactic: Motion graphics Brief: Simplified icons and graphics help make the complicated financial meltdown understandable, even if it’s still makes you mad. Sense-Maker: Jonathan Jarvis

Smart Bubble Society: Healthcare Overhaul

Health Care Overhaul Explained

Recommended Reading

Yeah, yeah, we know. Nobody reads anymore right? But for what it's worth, these are some books that lent some valuable insight into making sense, why we have such a hard time at it, and how we can overcome the easy decent towards stupidity.

The Visual Miscellaneum: A Colorful Guide to the World's Most Consequential Trivia by David McCandless

Resonate by Nancy Duarte

True Enough by Farhad Manjoo

A Whole New Mind by Dan Pink

Back of the Napkin by Dan Roam

The Watchman's Rattle by Rebecca D. Costa