From Visual.ly, a cautionary illustration that expresses exactly what I hate about so very many infographics. It dumbs down information under the guise of making you smarter. Browse more infographics.
At his blog, Michael Babwahsingh says a number of smart things about the current status and ultimate value of information design. Number 8 is an excellent sample of his sensible macro approach: 8. CommercializationFor several years now, the infoviz/dataviz trend … Continued
Michael Friendly and Daniel J. Denis have a wonderful interactive timeline on milestones in the theory and practice of data visualization. Be prepared to spend a lot of time there; it’s a deep well. Milestones in the History of Thematic … Continued
I’ve written before about song lyrics shown in graphic form. And it’s Friday afternoon, so what the hey — I’m going there again. Sometimes this visual gimmick really works. See “Pinball Wizard,” where the lyrics actually provide you with all … Continued