Archive for July, 2011

Data Blooms in Beauty and Truth

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Two of my recent blog posts critiqued the data visualizations of David McCandless and found them wanting. In those posts I repeated an argument that I’ve been making for some time now: quantitative data can be displayed in ways that are both beautiful (to produce “awe”) and functional (to produce “ah-ha”), without compromising either. In [...]