You might wonder why you’re finding yourself on this page and what is it that you can take away from this little excursion into the world of data visualization.
An easy-to-grasp, introductory talk is given by David McCandless. As one of the famous TED Talks, he talks about the “Beauty of Data Visualization“.
Data visualization makes connections and realtions between certain sets of data visible and, thus, more comprehensible.
To put it in a nutshell, data visualization is “the representation and presentation of data to facilitate understanding” (Kirk 2016: 19). This takes into account all ways transforming data into visual imagery, animated or not.
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