Lisa Fisher | January 22, 2013
Data visualization is driven by numbers and logic. On the one hand, its primary purpose is to communicate information clearly and effectively. Effective data visualization makes sense of statistics, providing structure and function to an otherwise seemingly random group of numbers. Data visualization also serves an important purpose, guiding the everyday decisions of policymakers as well as the habits of everyday people. And sometimes, data is just purely interesting (see – One Race, Every Medalist Ever – it’s really entertaining).Read more...
Stefanie Hausman | September 22, 2010
We all suffer from information overload. How can our brains handle this much information? Are we learning more and getting smarter or suffering from information Obsessive Compulsive Disorder where we compulsively collect more, and often useless, information; check email; monitor tweets; update our Facebook status; text our friends and family; instant message our co-worker next to us – all at the same time?Read more...