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Reads tagged with “data visualization”

The Book of Trees: 800 Years of Visualizing Science, Religion, and Knowledge in Symbolic Diagrams
The Book of Trees: 800 Years of Visualizing Science, Religion, and Knowledge in Symbolic Diagrams

How the humble tree became our most powerful visual metaphor for organizing information and distilling our understanding of the world.

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The Creative Pace of the 20th Century’s Greatest Authors, Visualized
The Creative Pace of the 20th Century’s Greatest Authors, Visualized

A visual taxonomy of lives and literary greatness.

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How to Be an Educated Consumer of Infographics: David Byrne on the Art-Science of Visual Storytelling
How to Be an Educated Consumer of Infographics: David Byrne on the Art-Science of Visual Storytelling

Cultivating the ability to experience the “geeky rapture” of metaphorical thinking and pattern recognition.

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Famous Writers’ Sleep Habits vs. Literary Productivity, Visualized
Famous Writers’ Sleep Habits vs. Literary Productivity, Visualized

The early bird gets the Pulitzer … sort of.

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Fritz Kahn: The Little-Known Godfather of Infographics
Fritz Kahn: The Little-Known Godfather of Infographics

How a German gynecologist transformed science into visual poetry and laid the foundations of modern information graphics.

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The Shape of Spectacular Speech: An Infographic Analysis of What Made MLK’s “I Have a Dream” Great
The Shape of Spectacular Speech: An Infographic Analysis of What Made MLK’s “I Have a Dream” Great

The poetics of presenting, or why beautiful metaphors are better than beautiful slides.

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