Over the past several decades, there has been a revolution in charting. As data visualization became an ever larger part of business and media, bad charts have received more scrutiny and criticism. Data
Slide show expert Emiland De Cubber transforms the NSA’s clunky Prism deck with minimalist cool. When news of the NSA’s classified Prism program broke last week, revealing that the U.S. government had
The former Microsoft CEO and current Clippers owner wants to give back through a powerful data visualization tool. What does the average teacher make? How much does the U.S. spend on defense? Is crime
This New York Times graphic is information design at its best. When a natural disaster on the scale of Hurricane Harvey strikes, it can be difficult not to reduce it to a number. Nearly 50 inches of rain.
This interactive website covering three centuries of infographic history will make the Edward Tufte in you very happy. Behold a map of the birth of modern infographics, for it will cause in you a profound,
Inspired by Edward Tufte’s “sparklines,” the typeface turns typed numerals into inline data visualizations. Data is always more accurate and informative in context. Take Hurricane Harvey, for example.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have been selected as a first-time host this fall of the USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game. The seventh annual event, featuring the top 40 U.S.-born prospects
The point of charts is to communicate data effectively. Or, at least, that is the point according to data-visualization experts. The truth about why people like and use charts is more complicated than