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 […]Read more "Noted: Beautiful Data Visualizations from the 19th Century"
This is quite ridiculous, but more people should see it. Visualisation by cookery! Open Data Cooking: Data Visualization that You Can Eat via information aesthetics – Data Visualization & Information DesignRead more "Noted: Open Data Cooking"
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 […]Read more "Noted: visualization awards shortlist"