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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

Data-Driven Future Provides Opportunities and Perils for Journalism

Data-Driven Future Provides Opportunities and Perils for Journalism

A recent article in Say Daily by ReadWrite editor-in-chief Owen Thomas testifies to the growing importance of data in ... keep reading

Want to Learn About Wine? Start With These 14 Wine Infographics

Want to Learn About Wine? Start With These 14 Wine Infographics

Wine is an ancient drink with uncountable varieties. With such a lengthy history, the culture surrounding it has also ... keep reading