The art of data visualization

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FlowingData.

It exists as masterful art pieces and amazingly useful analysis tools. In both cases though it brings data -- which is oftentimes cryptic -- to the masses and shows that data is more than a bucket of numbers. – nicolas

37 Data-ish Blogs. You might not know it, but there are actually a ton of data and visualization blogs out there.

37 Data-ish Blogs

I'm a bit of a feed addict subscribing to just about anything with a chart or a mention of statistics on it (and naturally have to do some feed-cleaning every now and then). In a follow up to my short list last year, here are the data-ish blogs, some old and some new, that continue to post interesting stuff. Max Kiesler – Designer.

A explorer... pleins de belles choses on dirait :) – nicolas

Ideas, issues, concepts, subjects - v. Information aesthetics.

I am amazed by it too. Looking for some inspiration and ideas of how I could visualise our project. – kurhouesaz

Visualizing Music.

This is great. Gave me a good laugh, not to demean the hard work and artmanship of the picture. I dig that too. Very nice. – aztec423

Edward Tufte. Topics covered in this one-day course include: A new, widely-adopted method for presentations: meetings are smarter, more effective, 20% shorter.

Edward Tufte

Fundamental design strategies for all information displays: sentences, tables, diagrams, maps, charts, images, video, data visualizations, and randomized displays for making graphical statistical inferences. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. "A landmark book, a wonderful book.

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

" FREDERICK MOSTELLER "A tour de force. " JOHN W. TUKEY "The century's best book on statistical graphics. " Visual Explanations: Quantities, Evidence. "The Leonardo da Vinci of data.

Visual Explanations: Quantities, Evidence

" NEW YORK TIMES "There's a book that you simply must see. Envisioning Information. "Remarkable range of examples for the idea of visual thinking with beautifully printed pages.

Envisioning Information

A real treat for all who reason and learn by means of images. " RUDOLF ARNHEIM "A magnificent sequel to Tufte's classic The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. " Junk Charts.

Sorry. i thought this was search box. so that was why i typed in junk. – rundi02

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