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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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Simplifying Statistics

In December 2010 statistics were released that showed the UK is now the fattest nation in Europe. The figures came from a study by the European Commission and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which examined the health … Continue reading

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Why Data Journalism is interesting

The discovery which propelled data journalism to nationwide recognition was undoubtedly the expenses scandal of 2009. It was the Telegraph’s close examination of dormant web-based information that led to the leaking of the claiming, tax evading and mortgage dodging by … Continue reading

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