Death by PowerPoint. Killing Good Ideas

Tufte has warned us for years, but now the NYT is getting into the game. PowerPoint kills– good ideas. I personally have sworn off bullet-points for a while now — been clean about two years. But bullet-point thinking continues to rule the ad industry. Yet many problems in the world are not bullet-izable. PowerPoint has ruined many a good…

How great is Japan?

A nice visualization by a Japanese graduate student. For his thesis, he created a video about Japanese culture…very cool…And he concludes his post by writing: “By the way, please don’t call me racist, because I am one of short, small eyes Japanese ;P”

Tufte Meets Biggie…

Everything I need to know I learned from Biggie — or so it seems with these graphical representations of rap songs. All too often we struggle with how best to match data and culture. This isn’t exactly Tufte, but I’m always up for a good graph…