Noted: Beautiful Data Visualizations from the 19th Century

I wanted to make a note of a conversation I keep having with people. Enough that I’m tempted to record my answer with a dictaphone and just play it at them when asked. It goes something like this: “This new infographics trend is amazing. Such a great way to present information. They’re so engaging and tell great stories.” Me: “Yes, they’re lovely […]

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Noted: visualization awards shortlist

While I find myself increasingly sceptical about the worth of infographics, and indeed increasingly frustrated that they’re not treated with the due care and attention they need to be to actually tell their story, they sure can be pretty on occasion. (Okay, I’m a sucker for pretty). Have a look at the shortlist for the Information is Beautiful visualisation […]

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