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David McCandless:
The beauty of data visualization

TEDGlobal 2010 · 17:56 · Filmed Jul 2010

David McCandless turns complex data sets (like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates) into beautiful, simple diagrams that tease out unseen patterns and connections. Good design, he suggests, is the best way to navigate information glut — and it may just change the way we see the world.

Data journalist
David McCandless draws beautiful conclusions from complex datasets — thus revealing unexpected insights into our world. Full bio