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By Julie Steele,Noah Iliinsky

Visualization is the photograph presentation of information -- portrayals intended to bare complicated info at a look. think about the wide-spread map of the hot York urban subway procedure, or a diagram of the human mind. profitable visualizations are attractive not just for his or her aesthetic layout, but additionally for based layers of element that successfully generate perception and new understanding.

This publication examines the tools of 2 dozen visualization specialists who procedure their tasks from quite a few views -- as artists, designers, commentators, scientists, analysts, statisticians, and extra. jointly they show how visualization can assist us make experience of the world.

  • Explore the significance of storytelling with an easy visualization exercise
  • Learn how colour conveys details that our brains realize earlier than we are absolutely conscious of it
  • Discover how the books we purchase and the folks we go together with demonstrate clues to our deeper selves
  • Recognize a mode to the insanity of air commute with a visualization of civilian air traffic
  • Find out how researchers examine unknown phenomena, from preliminary sketches to released papers

Contributors include:

Nick Bilton,Michael E. Driscoll,Jonathan Feinberg,Danyel Fisher,Jessica Hagy,Gregor Hochmuth,Todd Holloway,Noah Iliinsky,Eddie Jabbour,Valdean Klump,Aaron Koblin,Robert Kosara,Valdis Krebs,JoAnn Kuchera-Morin et al.,Andrew Odewahn,Adam Perer,Anders Persson,Maximilian Schich,Matthias Shapiro,Julie Steele,Moritz Stefaner,Jer Thorp,Fernanda Viegas,Martin Wattenberg,and Michael Young.

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