David McCandless proves why good design is the best way to navigate information glut. He turns complex data sets like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates, etc... into beautiful, simple diagrams that reveal unseen patterns and connections - all in an effort to change the way we see the world.
Friday, December 17, 2010
According to an article on ADFREAK, The Kaplan Thaler Group (a NYC ad agency for those of you who just went who?) had an Oprah-style surprise for its employees at its holiday party. Every one of them —all 200 or so, even their admin staff—went home with an Apple iPad! All we went home with after our end of year shindig was cirrhosis and the future prospect of a massive hangover and photos that will forever be used against us. Let's learn from Kaplan Thaler, shall we? Yes.
Posted by He who says hmm... at 8:20 AM