if you can see it, you can think it…

September 9, 2010

A TED talk all about the power of visual design in communicating information about data. Interesting. Engaging. Worth a look.

David McCandless “The Beauty of Data Visualization”

In Research Methods, we spend some time talking about the relationship between the type of graphs we use and the information in the data we are trying to convey, but we never get to the point that we would identify the data as “living” as David McCandless does. Just some interesting ideas to consider in terms of how we can come to understand all the information that is contained in the “beautiful, lovely data” we encounter on a regular basis.


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