All posts tagged ‘data visualisation

How Information Graphics Reveal Your Brain’s Blind Spots

Journalism, Visualisation 23/04/2016

Chances are, you probably think your mind works pretty well. But you’d be wrong. Our brains fool us all the time. And we typically have no idea that it’s happening. How graphics, including charts, interactives and other visual tools, can help show us our mind’s shortcomings.

“We should start thinking how data can truly be used to its fullest advantage”

Visualisation 17/03/2016

According to Jake Porway, founder and executive director of Datakind, the best data visualisations inspire exploration. Infographicmakers should use their work to mobilize others; using data as a way to ask deep questions about our world and its future. “I think we can also all go out and start thinking about how data can truly be used to its fullest advantage.”