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David McCandless

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Books by David McCandless
Information is Beautiful (2009)
language
English
4.3 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This book is a splending marketing idea for a coffee table book, and the ratings on this site make it clear that it is a success in that sense. However, it's content does not match the idea. Few of the images really use the power of image to depict information, and many are clutt...
Information Is Beautiful. David McCandless (2012)
language
English
4.31 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: So, this book was an intriguing one because I wasn't entirely sure what it was all about to begin with but as I continued reading it I discovered that it is essentially just a book about verious, random facts and these facts and figures and speculative ideas are all displayed in ...
Datavision - Mille et une informations essentielles et dérisoires à comprendre en un clin d'oeil (2011)
language
English
4.31 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: This book is a splending marketing idea for a coffee table book, and the ratings on this site make it clear that it is a success in that sense. However, it's content does not match the idea. Few of the images really use the power of image to depict information, and many are clutt...
Tieto on kaunista (2010)
language
English
4.31 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Reviewing before I mark this as "read" because this is a book to dip in and out of.David McCandless is a graphic designer who compiled (I can't quite say "wrote" - it's really more "designed") this book as a means of exploring - and demonstrating - how to make information "approa...
The Visual Miscellaneum: A Colorful Guide to the World's Most Consequential Trivia (2009)
language
English
3.86 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: First, I question most of the data sources. Some were stated clearly enough that I understood what biases might be inherent in them, but others I would have to look up online, and I'm too lazy when I have the book right here.Second, it's nice to see information visualization fro...
Visual Miscellaneum: The Bestselling Classic, Revised and Updated: A Colorful Guide to the World's Most Consequential Trivia (2012)
language
English
3.87 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Fun first and foremost, but really really shitty from an informational angle (sources: wikipedia.org, google.com, etc.) and probably from a graphic design angle as well (I don't know about much about this, but its neon colorscheme would probably make anyone sick after a while). I...
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