Very good article about data visualizations. Must read it.
“If you’re navigating a dense information jungle, coming across a beautiful graphic or a lovely data visualization—it’s a relief. It’s like coming across a clearing.” Renowned data journalist David McCandless said this. His work will pop up several times in this post, and for good reason. His data visualizations are among the best, like candy for the eyes and the brain. (WARNING: You could kill several hours looking through his website, Information Is Beautiful.) A great data graphic can change the way we see the world. To demonstrate how creative and investigative—as well as illuminating—data science can be, we selected nine of the most fascinating data visualizations on the web. Get ready to gain new perspectives on everything from national spending, music, and creative routines to sports, dog breeds, and movies.