A National Data Agency?

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Over at Eager Eyes, Robert Kosara has a suggestion for the Obama Administration. He points out that making the government’s raw data available to the public could enhance governmental transparency* and lead to some new ways of looking at the … Continued

Visual thinking school

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Dave Gray’s thriving firm, Xplane, introduces businesses to “visual thinking”: Visual thinking is a way to organize your thoughts and improve your ability to think and communicate. It’s a way to expand your range and capacity by going beyond the … Continued

Infoviz: a basic example

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When I try to describe the field of information visualization to folks who haven’t heard of it, I end up gesturing a lot, or resorting to vague buzzwords, or talking about bar graphs and pie charts and leaving my companion … Continued