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Flags of The World

Flags of The World

Flags are icons for countries. They use symbolism to represent ideals and characteristics of the country they fly for. ... keep reading

Learning From Mistakes in Visualization

Learning From Mistakes in Visualization

Doing data visualizations correctly takes careful consideration. Incorrectly visualizing something can be misleading, ... keep reading

Subtleties of Color: Addendum

Subtleties of Color: Addendum

About a year ago, we published a blog post framed as a letter to NASA, asking them to stop using rainbow color scales. ... keep reading

Turning Difficult Concepts Into Pretty Pictures at MIT

Turning Difficult Concepts Into Pretty Pictures at MIT

It’s easy in data visualization to get caught up in charts and graphs. That’s because much of our work ... keep reading

HackingBullipedia: Culinary Visualization Contest

HackingBullipedia: Culinary Visualization Contest

Last week, world-renowned chef Ferran Adrià and Telefónica I+D unveiled HackingBullipedia: a unique global challenge ... keep reading

Mapping The Internet

Mapping The Internet

The internet is a worldwide network of computers, but it seems very intangible to most of us. In a general sense, the ... keep reading

How to Start Running

How to Start Running

Want to start running — for fitness, weight loss, endorphins, or any other reason — but don’t know if ... keep reading

Do GIFs Make Good or Bad Data Visualizations? Academic Study Seeks Answer

Do GIFs Make Good or Bad Data Visualizations? Academic Study Seeks Answer

The GIF might seem like an informal file format popular with bloggers and listicle makers, but one group in France has ... keep reading

Asking and Answering Questions: Using Data to Tell Stories

Asking and Answering Questions: Using Data to Tell Stories

Sometimes, 90% of the conversation focuses on a problem that is a small part of the big picture. Data visualizations ... keep reading

The Power of Text in Art

The Power of Text in Art

  Any designer can tell you the importance of text. Its placement, font, color, feeling, style and meaning all ... keep reading