Data visualization, Tools

Flowing Data

Ok, it was only a matter of time before I posted about one of the coolest data visualization websites out there. Flowing Data is overflowing with awesome examples of nifty and often interactive data visualizations. Like this one:

Besides being a complete geek for cool data visualizations, I think this is a good example of how such nifty visualizations raise our attention about data (much more so than would say, a huge table with this information) and therefore have the potential to drive (or support) action. Data visualization, then, I suppose, is a very important tool in the actionable data advocates toolbox. What say you? Agree? Disagree? Important caveats or considerations?


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