Thursday, January 17, 2013

Data Visualization _ David McCandless

"A landscape" -- good point, there is a lot we can perceive in a landscape that we can not perceive abstractly. "Data is the new Soil" "Dominant Design Literacy" "The language of the eye and the language of the brain (numbers & words)" I would add to this the language of sound. Absolute versus relative figures... This is a very important point. "Let the data set change your mindset" - Hans Rosling Ballon Race Knowledge Compression Living Image -- an application "Design is about solving problems and providing elegant solutions"


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