Category Archives: Aesthetics

Data in classical music

The harp is an instrument that couldn’t POSSIBLY be related to data in any way. Or can it? Although one of the oldest, arguably one of the most traditional and beautifully classical instruments with a sound so unique and therapeutic, … Continue reading

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Are data visualisations becoming works of art?

A good visualisation should tell a story without becoming one itself. So what happens when you find a graphic so weird and so wonderful that it can only be described as a work of art? The trend for strange-looking graphics … Continue reading

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Data Journalism in Sports

Throughout all the number crunching and analysis of facts and figures, the idea of data driven journalism to me was very off putting. I’m not a fan of figures and numbers; if I was, I would have done a Maths … Continue reading

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Data is beautiful

Following on from an interview with Belinda Parmar, the founder of LadyGeek, I decided to investigate how information and data is becoming more aesthetically pleasing. Like most evolving things in the world, people have found that there is more ‘user-generated … Continue reading

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Data Journalism and Football Transfer Windows

January is one of the biggest months for the football world. Fans see it as a time to act as managers over endless discussions about who should be at their club i.e. who should come, and who should leave. There … Continue reading

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