Information Is Beautiful at TEDGlobal 2010

Linked to some of the other posts about data visualisations, here is Information is Beautiful creator David McCandless at TED Global 2010.

“Data is the new (s)oil”

Visualisation is a great tool for highlighting trends and patterns in data sets, but we must still learn to go into the data ourselves. We must use a critical eye when looking at these graphics – what do they intend to communicate and how well do they achieve their goal?

About Stephen

International Educator: Japan & Indonesia via the UK and soon to be China. Science educator, Learning & EdTech Coach. Twitterist (@sjtylr), dad and bloggerer. MA International Education. Experienced Director of Learning & MYP Coordinator. Find out more: http://sjtylr.net/about. Science site: http://i-biology.net.

Posted on August 25, 2010, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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