Archive for fevereiro, 2011
More than a decade later, walled gardens appear to be making a comeback. Facebook, for example, is one such garden where everyone who plays within it—members, merchants, and developers—plays by the rules set forth by a single company. Apple’s iOS applications constitute another type of walled garden: apps for magazines and newspapers present the content [...]
“But great information visualization never starts from the standpoint of the data set; it starts with questions. Why was the data collected, what’s interesting about it, what stories can it tell?
The most important part of understanding data is identifying the question that you want to answer. Rather than thinking about the data that was collected, [...]