Browsing All posts tagged under »Infographics«

W.E.B. Du Bois, radical visualization, and the transformative power of information

February 28, 2011 by


First of all, I apologize for my brief absence.  I was at Morehouse College presenting a paper (that doesn’t really have anything to do with my blog).  While I was at the airport waiting for my late flight, however, I stumbled on a post over at L. Eckstein’s fantastic blog, All My Eyes.  Her post uncovers a set […]

Stacked graphs – geometry & aesthetics

February 2, 2011 by


What goes into visualizing complex data?  Lee Byron and Martin Wattenberg, two prominent designers in their field, provide an interesting background in their explanation (or defense) of an (in)famous graphic. In February 2008, The New York Times stirred up a debate. The famous newspaper is no stranger to controversy, but this time the issue was […]