Viz

  • the truthful art 1. Graphics that encode information function as cognitive aids 2. The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder
    1. Use visualization as a starting point for exploration
      1. Exposing complexity and inner contradictions
      2. Confluence graph: http://well-formed.eigenfactor.org
    2. Many single number is meaningless, if you dig into it, like # of twitter followers (you can buy with money)
    3. This book is for designers with journalistic discipline
    4. Investigative reporter
    5. Compared to the standard of an effective and truthful infographic, I felt like academic poster is simply dull and not conveying information effectively
    6. The power of dynamic info-graph
    7. A data visualization is a display of data designed to enable analysis, exploration, and discovery