The power of visualization Data is not useful until it becomes information, and that's because data is hard for human beings to digest. This is even more true if it's news that contradicts what we've already decided to believe. Can you imagine the incredible mindshift that Mercator's map of the world caused in the people who saw it? One day you believed something, and then a few minutes later, something else. We repeatedly underestimate how important a story is to help us make sense of the world. Jess Bachman wants to help you turn the data about the US budget (the largest measured expenditure in the history of mankind, I'm betting) into information that actually changes the way you think.
When is a Picture is Worth 2,403 Pages? | The Mindjet Blog Data is inherently difficult for human beings to digest. Today, the ability to easily comprehend complex data is more important than ever before. We are now bombarded with more information than ever before. In this age of information overload, how can we convey complex information that not only grabs individuals’ attention, but also is easily understood? The answer is visually.