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Using Smart Design to Decode the Data

We’re swimming in data, but are we mining it intelligently?

David McCandless is a “data journalist,” and he has spent a lot of time thinking about how to sort through data and make the information relevant. In this TED talk, McCandless talks about data in a connected world, and how knowledge compression and smart infographics can help us put information to good use.

Hat tip to Tim Berry, who tipped me off to this video.

Photo by lowjumpingfrog (Flickr).

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