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.
“A Tour Through the Visualization Zoo” is a fantastic introduction to some attractive and sophisticated new visualization formats. The article and illos were put together by Stanford’s Jeffrey Heer, Michael Bostock, and Vadim Ogievetsky. Heer is an HCI/visualization genius whose journal … 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
SEED magazine’s recent rundown of the pluses and minuses of charting is well worth a read, especially if you haven’t spent hours and hours considering which graphical formats are most effective and why. To wit: Many psychoperceptual studies have explored … Continued