Datarati are skilled in Data Analytics + Design

[ I believe ] that a new era is dawning for what you might call the datarati—and it's all about harnessing supply and demand.  "What's ubiquitous and cheap?" Varian asks. "Data." And what is scarce? The analytic ability to utilize that data. Hal Varian, Chief Economist at Google , Wired – May 2009 "Designers versed […]

Visualizing Meaning and Seeing Sentiment

information aesthetics (where form follows data) continues to provide insight and leadership on information visualization.   I like the current post highlighting Pecha Kucha's presentation at Ignite Salt Lake (see below) with Mattias Shapiro discussing how different data visualization techniques can be used to determine what particular datasets are telling us. In the Conversation / […]