Published by Contrechoc at Smashwords
Copyright 2012 Contrechoc
Smashwords Edition, License Notes
Data visualization: Introduction “Graph Primer for designers”
Chapter 1: Needed software, Websites, Books, Data:
The goal of graphs: communicate (visually)
The big goal of data visualisation and the role of the designer is making numbers communicate a message, a story or a vision. This transformation is very sensitive: in visualisation details are lost, so where is the boundary between message and misinformation, faking, or even misguiding?