Visualization: The Simple Way to Simplify Big Data | WIRED

Visualization: The Simple Way to Simplify Big Data

Data visualization has an amazing ability to make the complex simple, and the latest tools can do much more than give everyone the same view of data. It’s only through visualization that we can take something as abstract as symbols and turn it into a physical image that has dimensions that our eyes can quickly see and our brains understand. We can grasp data’s meaning more quickly. Visualization tells us when trends are heading in the wrong direction and we need to intervene.

A full article is available here: http://www.wired.com/insights/2013/08/visualization-the-simple-way-to-simplify-big-data/

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