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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Memorable and Useful Visualizations

Should data visualization be memorable?  Or should it be the best starting point for interacting with data using analytics, or decision processes to improve?  That tell a useful story?  Memorable can be good,  especially with so much data today.  Further:   From the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences: 

' ... “A memorable visualization is not necessarily a good visualization,” Borkin cautions. “As a community we need to keep asking these types of questions: What makes a visualization engaging? What makes it comprehensible?” As for the chart junk, she says diplomatically, “I think it’s going to be an ongoing debate.” .... ' 

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