Information as art

‘Information is beautiful’ was listed as one of the ‘Best Blogs in 2010’, according to Time magazine. It has been created by a British data journalist and information designer, who aims to make information less dull and more appealing. His blog contains his own unique visualizations of a wide variety of different kinds of information, bringing a whole new dimension to what used to be plain facts. This blog shows that information can be made entertaining, while maintaining its essential function: informing people.

Here’s one of his visualizations, click on it to see the full-screen version on the Information is beautiful website.

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