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Best American Infographics 2015 (Paperback)

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The most creative and effective data visualizations from the past year, edited by Brain Pickings’ creator Maria Popova.“Not only is [The Best American Infographics] a thing of beauty, it’s also a good read.” —Nature
The rise of infographics across nearly all print and electronic media—from a graphic illuminating the Tweets of the women of Isis to a memorable graph of the national geography of beer—reveals patterns in our lives and the world in often startling ways.The Best American Infographics 2015 showcases visualizations from the worlds of politics, social issues, health, sports, arts and culture, and more. From an elegant graphic comparison of first sentences in classic novels to an incisive illustration of the crash record of drones, “You’ll come away with more than your share of . . . mind-bending moments—and a wide-ranging view of what infographics can do” (Harvard Business Review).
Guest editor Maria Popova is famous for posting new content to her massively popular blog Brain Pickings at least three times a day. Her unique insight into today’s need to represent data visually so it can be digested—and shared—faster than ever before makes her another brand-enhancing curator for this Best American bestseller.
The most creative and effective data visualizations from the past year, edited by Brain Pickings? creator Maria Popova.

?Not only is [The Best American Infographics] a thing of beauty, it?s also a good read.? ?Nature

The rise of infographics across nearly all print and electronic media?from a graphic illuminating the Tweets of the women of Isis to a memorable graph of the national geography of beer?reveals patterns in our lives and the world in often startling ways.The Best American Infographics 2015 showcases visualizations from the worlds of politics, social issues, health, sports, arts and culture, and more. From an elegant graphic comparison of first sentences in classic novels to an incisive illustration of the crash record of drones, ?You?ll come away with more than your share of . . . mind-bending moments?and a wide-ranging view of what infographics can do? (Harvard Business Review).
Guest editor Maria Popova is famous for posting new content to her massively popular blog Brain Pickings at least three times a day. Her unique insight into today?s need to represent data visually so it can be digested?and shared?faster than ever before makes her another brand-enhancing curator for this Best American bestseller.
Number of Pages: 159
Genre: Social Science, Art
Sub-Genre: Communication
Series Title: Best American Infographics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Language: English
Street Date: October 6, 2015
TCIN: 21404957
UPC: 9780544542709
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-5256
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