The beauty of data visualization

David McCandless shows how design can make sense out of the overwhelming amount of information in today’s world. He turns complex data sets (like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates) into beautiful, simple diagrams that tease out unseen patterns and connections. Good design, he suggests, is the best way to navigate information glut — and it may just change the way we see the world.

4 Comments leave a comment below

  1. I loooooved this.

  2. I had a feeling you would, BB!

  3. I love his work. Here’s an interesting opposing view:

  4. What kind of software is he running to make such great stats

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