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Why visualize data? We don’t know (yet)

March 13, 2011 by


What is the ultimate goal of data visualization?  A recent post on Jan Willem Tulp’s blog outlines some of the controversies in how, and why, you communicate data visually.  Writing about the Dutch InfoGraphics Conference 2011: The keynote was presented by Gert K. Nielsen, the founder of Though he is a great speaker and […]

Hierarchical edge bundles

February 5, 2011 by


Sometimes social networks visualizations look so damn complicated.  I at least tend to look at where the graph is busiest, and sort of intuitively conclude that that node is the most important one.  There must be a better way, right? Of course there is–why else would I pose such an obviously rhetorical question? (damn it. […]