Just saw this the other day, thought you may like it. An inspiring presentation given by Aaron Koblin at TED back in March 2011 titled Artfully visualizing our humanity. Check it out!
This is another interesting TED talk, by Bruce Schneier. Check it out!
To get inspiration for what I do day to day in Enterprise Architecture and R&D, I actually like looking online for architecture and interior designs. Looking at elegant designs and layouts just give you the energy you need. No matter if it is modern or old-style, if you look hard enough you can always find new ideas. Sometimes I wish enterprise and software architecture can inspire outsiders.
Here is a list of sites with good portfolios in architecture, hope you will get inspired as well:
FlowingData‘s recent post – 7 Visualization Groups On Flickr to Find Inspiration – is worth reading for those who like to get new ideas on data visualization techniques and examples. The seven groups mentioned in the post are:
- Info Graphics [link]
- Guardian Datastore [link]
- maps and charts [link]
- WebOps Visualizations [link]
- Diagram Diaries [link]
- Cool Data Visualization Techniques [link]
- FlowingData [link]
Check it out!