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Is Data Visualization Art?

Is Data Visualization Art? | Wiki_Universe |

Data Visualization is driven by data. Its form is often derived from optimizing the efficiency of inputting data (and information about that data) into a human brain. It is a very pragmatic practice, built around numbers and logic.

And yet it is beautiful. It evokes emotions. It can be aesthetically pleasing, or hideous. It communicates complex concepts and provokes thought. It is consumed for enjoyment. Some visualizations even share similarities with poetry.

There are several stages in the life cycle of data visualizations, and while the core of the practice is driven by rational thinking, any number of stages in the process have opportunities for subjective decisions or artistic interpretations...

Via Lauren Moss
Lauren Moss's curator insight, January 24, 2013 7:42 PM

An overview of the creative and artistic processes involved in data visualization...

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With Redesign, It’s Easier Than Ever To Make And Share Cool Infographics

With Redesign, It’s Easier Than Ever To Make And Share Cool Infographics | Wiki_Universe |

What could be better than a free site that lets you upload or build your own sexy-looking infographics? A free site that lets you do all that, while helping you connect with like-minded data enthusiasts and potential clients.

Suggested by Alfredo Corell.

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