The Best American Infographics 2015
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 Isisto 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."