14 Things We Love About Data Visualization

14 Things We Love About Data Visualization

When you work with data visualizations all day every day, it is very easy to end up in a relationship with them (some relationships are smoother than others). And because today is Valentine’s Day, I asked the data visualization lovers around me at the UNC Charlotte Vis Center and Visual.ly what makes data visualizations so attractive to them. In no particular order, here are some of the things we love about our field of work.

  • Data visualization can make connections easier to understand. Like this interactive visualization of the relationships between high-rank executives and board members in corporate America.


  • It can be incredibly beautiful. Just look at this visualization of the relationship between research publications through their use of citations.
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