Tag Archives: data visualization

New Report: Activating Public Spaces with Art

Albert Einstein once said, “Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them.” For the benevolent media community, the question is: how do we give artists the opportunity to creatively solve our problems? Judilee Reed, the executive director of Leveraging Investments in Creativity (LINC), asks this question every day. Her organization’s […]

“A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words…”

“A picture is worth a thousand words,” and so is a good map or infographic. Why are visuals such as infographics and maps an essential part of conveying complex data to tell a good story? This is a brief exploration about my love for complex data in the form of graphical representations and how an infographic can […]

Data Viz Overdose: How to Keep Infographics Good and Relevant

Anthony Calabrese of MediaShift today writes about the power of infographics: “Data visualization is taking the web by storm and, with a little luck, it might be the next big thing in online journalism. Buoyed by the open data movement and accelerating change in newsrooms around the country, it has become something more than just […]