Subtleties of Color

The reading for this week gave us the opportunity to reflect on the the importance of the usage of color and the relation it has for »

Profiles in Badness

The text discussed for this occasion approach the effectiveness of communicating quantitative information and the recommended process to create visual representations of data. Across the multiple »

Software Takes Command

In the introductory chapter of his book, Lev Manovich discusses the presence, importance and multiplication of software in our societies. By giving a substantial list of »

Interface and Interpretation

For her final entry in the book, Drucker sets her sights into more contemporary uses of information visualizations and takes us into a historical tour of »

Heat Map

A heat map is a map that uses color or some other features to show an additional dimension, for instance a weather map depicting bands of »