While catching up on the http://infosthetics.com blog I came across this guest post by Enrico Bertini from Fell in Love with Data and have to say I was taken. As someone who has a struggle with data as a stand alone tool – often feeling that it’s too easy to miss some of the more qualitative stories that actually frame the data. The post was a useful and interesting way to see it. One I am sure will be useful in the classroom.
The following post describes not only one of my favorite papers from VisWeek this year, but I have the feeling it will be one of those papers which has the potential to lead to a big impact in the way we will use, and see, information visualization in the future.
Edward Segel and Jeffrey Heer decided to analyze the right thing at the right moment: How Do People Tell Stories through Interactive Visualization? (PDF, stanford.edu)
For more details check out the full post HERE