In a world increasingly saturated with data and information, visualizations are a potent way to break through the clutter, tell your story and persuade people to action. Raw statistics by themselves are fine.
This morning I watched a TED Talk from Maria Bezaitis, an engineer at Intel, on the importance of seeking out strangeness: both personally and professionally. It’s funny because most of us are taught to “not talk to strangers” growing up.
A writer on ReadWriteWeb published a post this week lamenting the fact that his teenage son doesn’t know how to mail a letter. In his post, the writer also “blamed technology” for this.